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2)
Draw a qualitative graph, plotted total potential energy ot two atoms vs. internuclear distance for
two bromine atoms that approach each other and form a covalent bond.
a)
Why is it not energetically favorable for the two atoms to be to close?
b)
What does the zero energy line mean?

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2) Draw a qualitative graph, plotted total potential energy ot two atoms vs. internuclear distance for two bromine atoms that approach each other and form a covalent bond. a) Why is it not energetically favorable for the two atoms to be to close? b) What does the zero energy line mean?

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