We’re being asked to identify whether the bonding in allene can be described as delocalized.
Let us discuss the delocalization of electrons and localized electrons.
• delocalization of the electrons
▪ involves resonance
▪ electrons are not found in one place at a time (or between two atoms electrons are resonating or “all-over” the compound)
• localized electrons
The Lewis structure for allene is shown in the diagram.
Would the bonding in allene be described as delocalized?
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