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Describe how covalent and ionic bonds differ with regard to bond strength and how is bond length related to stability ane energy?

  • Chemistry - , Sunday, January 3, 2010 at 12:33am

    Most ionic bonds are stronger than most covalent bonds. The bond length:
    It takes less energy to break a long bond than a short bond (short bonds are stronger than long bonds). Wouldn't stability correlate with bond length?

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