Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 29 - Molecules and Solids - Misconceptual Questions: 2

Answer

Choice C.

Work Step by Step

When the hydrogen atoms are one bond length apart, the diatomic molecule has less total energy than the two separate atoms. This amount of energy decrease is the binding energy.
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