7th Edition 2D.13

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Miriam Sheetz 2B
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7th Edition 2D.13

Postby Miriam Sheetz 2B » Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:46 am

How do you know the order of decreasing bond lengths for CO, CO2, and CO3 2-?

Emma Scholes 1L
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Re: 7th Edition 2D.13

Postby Emma Scholes 1L » Mon Nov 26, 2018 11:16 am

You know the order because triple bonds are shorter than double bonds, and double bonds are shorter than single bonds.

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