0243Pb12an-09

0243Pb12an-09 - empty orbital ( σ *) of the other C—H...

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Answers to Problem 12, Chemistry 0243, 2009 (a, b, c See answers to Problem 14) (e) Interactions between filled and empty orbitals are stabilizing - this statement is jdst another way of saying that Lewis acids and Lewis bases react. So, let's look at the interaction between a filled C—H bond and the
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Unformatted text preview: empty orbital ( σ *) of the other C—H bond. As shown below, this interaction is stabilizing, and it only exists in the staggered form. C C H H H H σ σ∗ σ σ∗ Here is the destabilizing interaction in the eclipsed form: C C H H H H σ σ...
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2010 for the course CHEM orgo taught by Professor Jones during the Fall '10 term at NYU.

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