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Problem: The energy from radiation can be used to cause the rupture of chemical bonds. A minimum energy of 242 kJ/mol is required to break the chlorine–chlorine bond in Cl2.What is the longest wavelength of radiation that possesses the necessary energy to break the bond?

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The energy from radiation can be used to cause the rupture of chemical bonds. A minimum energy of 242 kJ/mol is required to break the chlorine–chlorine bond in Cl2.

What is the longest wavelength of radiation that possesses the necessary energy to break the bond?

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