6th edition 3.87

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katherinemurk 2B
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6th edition 3.87

Postby katherinemurk 2B » Sat Nov 17, 2018 7:54 pm

can someone please explain this question to me I don't get it at all

Catly Do 2E
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Re: 6th edition 3.87

Postby Catly Do 2E » Sat Nov 17, 2018 8:36 pm

Essentially, the question is asking the following: Of CF4, CCl4, and CBr4, which is the strongest bond? The strongest bond would be the shortest bond; the pull between the two atoms is the strongest. Therefore, the strongest C-X bond would be predicted to be CF4.

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Re: 6th edition 3.87

Postby Fionna Shue 4L » Sun Nov 18, 2018 4:33 pm

In addition, the CF4 bond is the shortest because the size of an F is the smallest compared to Cl and Br. The smaller the size of the atoms, the shorter the bonds.

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