Bond energies

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Jina Kwon
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Bond energies

Postby Jina Kwon » Thu Oct 31, 2019 4:55 pm

Which bonds have the most energy in comparison to others?

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Re: Bond energies

Postby Michelle Chan 1J » Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:05 pm

I am not entirely sure in which context you are asking, but triple > double > single bonds in decreasing order.

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Re: Bond energies

Postby chrischyu4a » Fri Nov 01, 2019 7:18 pm

In terms of bond energy triple bonds have the largest bond energy while single bonds have the smallest bond energy. Lone pair electrons also repel other lone pair electrons on adjacent atoms which contributes to single bonds having weaker bonds.

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Re: Bond energies

Postby Katie Kyan 2K » Fri Nov 01, 2019 9:43 pm

The strength of a bond is determined by how much energy is needed to break the bond (dissociation energy). Since single bonds are the weakest type of bond, it takes the least energy to break. Next is the double bond and the triple bond has the most energy because it is the strongest and requires the greatest energy to break.

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Re: Bond energies

Postby Sreyes_1C » Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:49 pm

I'm not sure if you mean bond strength, but if you do, single bonds are the weakest. Double bonds are stronger and triple are the strongest

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