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Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity

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John C. Kotz + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337399074

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Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity

10th Edition
John C. Kotz + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337399074
Textbook Problem

Give the bond order for each bond in the following molecules or ions:

  1. (a) CH2O
  2. (b) SO32−
  3. (c) NO2+
  4. (d) NOCl

(a)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation: Bond order for the bond in the given molecule has to be given.

Concept Introduction:

Bond order: The Order a bond is the number of bonding electron pair shared by two atoms in a molecule.

Bond order count as 1, 2, 3, as well as fraction of bond orders.

MoleculeBondorderCC1O=O2NN3

Explanation

The bonding in CH2O molecule can be represented as follows,

(b)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation: Bond order for the bond in the given molecule has to be given.

Concept Introduction:

Bond order: The Order a bond is the number of bonding electron pair shared by two atoms in a molecule.

Bond order count as 1, 2, 3, as well as fraction of bond orders.

MoleculeBondorderCC1O=O2NN3

(c)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation: Bond order for the bond in the given molecule has to be given.

Concept Introduction:

Bond order: The Order a bond is the number of bonding electron pair shared by two atoms in a molecule.

Bond order count as 1, 2, 3, as well as fraction of bond orders.

MoleculeBondorderCC1O=O2NN3

(d)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation: Bond order for the bond in the given molecule has to be given.

Concept Introduction:

Bond order: The Order a bond is the number of bonding electron pair shared by two atoms in a molecule.

Bond order count as 1, 2, 3, as well as fraction of bond orders.

MoleculeBondorderCC1O=O2NN3

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