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(a) Use the concept of resonance to explain why all six

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Problem 57E

(a) Use the concept of resonance to explain why all six C一C bonds in benzene are equal in length. (b) Are the C一C bond lengths in benzene shorter than C一C single bonds? Are they shorter than C=C double bonds?

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Chapter 2 Notes MCB 181 Jorstad Key Terms and Definitions ­ nucleus – dense center of an atom; made of and bottom to top (smaller = more protons and neutrons electronegative) ­ proton – positively charged particle in an ­ reactants – “ingredients” in chemical atom; mass = 1 amu reaction; on left side of equation ­ neutron – neutrally charged particle in an ­ Products – “results” of chemical reaction; on atom; mass = 1 amu right side of equation ­ electron – negatively charged particle in an ­ Hydrogen bond – interact

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Textbook: Chemistry: The Central Science
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Author: Theodore E. Brown; H. Eugene LeMay; Bruce E. Bursten; Catherine Murphy; Patrick Woodward
ISBN: 9780321696724

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