3. In this experiment, you will be studying the oxidation strength of the halogens. a. What is the color of each of the halogens that you will be working with in this experiment?    b. Write Lewis dot structures for each of the halogen molecules: F2, Cl2, Br2, and I2.      c. On the basis of periodic trends, which of the halogen molecules do you expect to have the shortest bond? Explain why.

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3. In this experiment, you will be studying the oxidation strength of the halogens. a. What is the color of each of the halogens that you will be working with in this experiment?
 
 
 
b. Write Lewis dot structures for each of the halogen molecules: F2, Cl2, Br2, and I2.
 
 
 
 
 
c. On the basis of periodic trends, which of the halogen molecules do you expect to have the shortest bond? Explain why.
 

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