Problem: Look up the energies for the bonds in CO and N 2. Although the bond in CO is stronger, CO is considerably more reactive than N2. Give a possible explanation.

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Look up the energies for the bonds in CO and N 2. Although the bond in CO is stronger, CO is considerably more reactive than N2. Give a possible explanation.

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