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anonymous
 one year ago
What does positive charge and negative charge signify on a atom?
anonymous
 one year ago
What does positive charge and negative charge signify on a atom?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Does negative charge means excess of electrons or something or is it formal charges

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3You mean like this right? for potassium dw:1443930748032:dw

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3in terms of cation/anion(s) ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1443930786260:dw

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3@No.name the positive charge is called a carbocation the negative charge on the carbon is called a carbanion

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0agreed, but how does it bring a change about in the molecule

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3@no.name please look at this figure tell me what you think dw:1443930955082:dw

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3carbons always make four bonds, so in terms of reactivity, this means that something in this case a nucleophile will attack this.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it can have one more extra bond so positive , i suppose

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3@No.name look at this. can you tell me which one is the nucleophile which is the electrophile and how this reaction would go? dw:1443931119460:dw

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3This will help to show you the importance of the carbocation in these types of reactions.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i have not yet started mechanisms , but yeah i get a idea what you are trying to say!

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3dw:1443931262627:dw

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3@No.name carbon must always make 4 bonds, there is no exception to this rule.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0nice i get it , yeah i learnt that carbocation and carbanion are reaction intermediates , but needed someone to reinforce it , now the picture is clear thanks buddy!

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3do you know what a carbanion does?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0heterolytic bon cleavage .........

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0both the lone pairs go to the carbon

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3yep, also there's a charge sitting on the carbon atom, depending on what atoms you have in your molecule this charge will be unstable. see the molecule below. dw:1443931494309:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1443931540904:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i didn't get the figure

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3you mean what i drew right?

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3FYI this would be very hard to do but just to give you an example dw:1443931658624:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0just out of curiosity , it might be a lame question can it form a cooridnate bond with some electrophile

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3hey @no.name can you show me by drawing that out?
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