Problem: Which of the two compounds, H2NNH2 and HNNH, has the strongest nitrogen-nitrogen bond, and which has the shorter nitrogen-nitrogen bond.

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Draw the Lewis structures of H2NNH2 and HNNH:


H2NNH2

N     Group 5A       5 valence e- x 2
H     Group 1A       1 valence e- x 4



HNNH

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Which of the two compounds, H2NNH2 and HNNH, has the strongest nitrogen-nitrogen bond, and which has the shorter nitrogen-nitrogen bond.

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