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Bond Lengths and Energies

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    32738
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    Learning Objectives

    • Define bond length and bond energy and note the relationship between the two.
    • Define bond order; explain its relationship to bond length or bond energy.
    • Evaluate enthalpies of reactions using bond energies.
    • Recognize covalent substances and characterize ionic character as difference in electronegativity.
    • Describe trends in bond lengths of a series of related compounds.

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