Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 10 - Sections 10.1-10.8 - Exercises - Problems by Topic: 80

Answer

${O_{2}}$ has the highest bond order, highest bond energy, and the shortest bond length.

Work Step by Step

${O_{2}}$ Bond Order = (8-4)/2 = 2 ${O_{2}}^-$ Bond Order = (8-5)/2 = 1.5 ${O_{2}}^{2-}$ Bond Order = (8-6)/2 =1
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