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Unformatted text preview: charge pulls the 2s electrons closer, which decreases the 2s and 2p electronic interactions causing 2p to drop below 2p Resonance: sharing of electrons between properly oriented orbitals Real molecules are hybrids or an average of these limiting structures Resonance structures are only if the electrons move; if nuclei have moved, it is not a resonance structure...
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2011 for the course CHEM 43L taught by Professor Therien during the Fall '09 term at Duke.
- Fall '09
- Sigma Bond