Sunny S.

asked • 10/14/22

Introduction to Chemistry

Explain, using Valence Bond Theory why a C-O bond is stronger than a C-Br bond?

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Chinenye G. answered • 10/14/22

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J.R. S.

The halogens (F, Cl, Br, I) absolutely DO want to gain an electron and form a bond. Consider all of the common compounds containing these halogens (HCl, NaBr, etc)


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