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Review question

Postby sarahtang4B » Fri Dec 07, 2018 8:35 pm

Which pair of atoms are most tightly bound and why?
C=C C=0 C=N

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Re: Review question

Postby Diego Gonzalez 3F » Fri Dec 07, 2018 8:39 pm

I believe it is Carbon bonded to the other carbon because out of all those atoms, carbon is the smallest. Since its the smallest, the atoms will be closer together when bonded bc their bonds are slightly shorter.

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Re: Review question

Postby Ahmet_Dikyurt_3L » Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:58 pm

the answer key says c-o, but the explanation doesn't sound right. It says that since o is the smallest, but both n and c are smaller, so I really don't know.

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