Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 8 - Properties of Gases - Questions for Review and Thought - Topical Questions - Page 370d: 80


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We know that the C-F bond is much stronger than the C-Cl bond. Thus, when UV radiation hits both of these molecules, C-Cl will decompose more readily. This makes $CH_3Cl$ much more damaging to the atmosphere.
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