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Finding Bond order

Posted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:47 pm
by Betty Wolkeba section 1L
How do we calculate the bond order ? And if possible can someone give an example?

Re: Finding Bond order

Posted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:16 pm
by KateCaldwell 1A
To find the bond order, you create the Lewis structure first to see the amount of bonds in the molecule. For example, NH3, nitrogen has a bond order of 3 while hydrogen has a bond order of 1. It is just the amount of bonds created...including double and triple bonds.

Re: Finding Bond order

Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:13 pm
by Ismail 1F
Calculate bond order by dividing the number of bonds between atoms by the total number of bond groups in the molecule after drawing the lewis structure.