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Does negative charge means excess of electrons or something or is it formal charges
You mean like this right? for potassium |dw:1443930748032:dw|
in terms of cation/anion(s) ?
agreed, but how does it bring a change about in the molecule
carbons always make four bonds, so in terms of reactivity, this means that something in this case a nucleophile will attack this.
it can have one more extra bond so positive , i suppose
cl- is nucleophile
This will help to show you the importance of the carbocation in these types of reactions.
i have not yet started mechanisms , but yeah i get a idea what you are trying to say!
check this out
nice 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!
one more thing
do you know what a carbanion does?
heterolytic bon cleavage .........
both the lone pairs go to the carbon
yep, 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|
i didn't get the figure
you mean what i drew right?
FYI this would be very hard to do but just to give you an example |dw:1443931658624:dw|
yes got it
just out of curiosity , it might be a lame question can it form a co-oridnate bond with some electrophile