# Problem: When the carbon-carbon bonds in ethane (C2H6), ethene (C2H4), and benzene (C6H6), are arranged in order of increasing length (shortest bonds first), what is the correct order? a) C2H6 &lt; C2H4 &lt; C6H6 b) C2H4 &lt; C2H6 &lt; C6H6 c) C6H6 &lt; C2H4 &lt; C2H6 d) C2H4 &lt; C6H6 &lt; C2H6

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When the carbon-carbon bonds in ethane (C2H6), ethene (C2H4), and benzene (C6H6), are arranged in order of increasing length (shortest bonds first), what is the correct order?

a) C2H6 < C2H4 < C6H6

b) C2H4 < C2H6 < C6H6

c) C6H6 < C2H4 < C2H6

d) C2H< C6H6 < C2H6

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