Chemistry 12th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0078021510
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-151-0

Chapter 8 - Periodic Relationships Among the Elements - Questions & Problems - Page 363: 8.71


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We know that bond strength is stronger across a period because of electrons having a smaller radius and bond strength is weaker as we move down the group and the radius of the elements increase.
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