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Bond length

Posted: Mon Nov 18, 2019 11:46 am
by PriscillaLi_3G
So are bond lengths always the same for all molecules due to resonance?

Re: Bond length

Posted: Mon Nov 18, 2019 11:53 am
by Anna Wu 1H
Yes, they are all the same.

Re: Bond length

Posted: Mon Nov 18, 2019 11:57 am
by Rachel Yu 1G
There are all the same! The bond length for a resonance structure is the average of all the possible resonance structures.

Re: Bond length

Posted: Tue Nov 19, 2019 11:40 am
by BNgo_2L
Yes, they are. The bonds of a resonance structure are partial bonds so they are all the same length. The length is the average of the bond lengths of all the possible resonance structures.

Re: Bond length

Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 3:20 pm
by BeylemZ-1B
Also keep in mind that bond length has an inversely proportional relationship with bond strength.

As bond length increases, bond strength decreases. (vice versa)

Re: Bond length

Posted: Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:09 pm
by stephaniekim2K
Yes they are all the same.