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Solution: What is the difference between a localized pi bond and a delocalized one?

Problem

What is the difference between a localized bond and a delocalized one?

Solution

We’re being asked to differentiate a localized bond and a delocalized bond.


Recall the following definitions:


π (pi) bonds are:

▪ in addition to a sigma bond
▪ can either be a double bond or a triple bond


delocalized electrons

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