ΔE or ΔH can be calculated as:
If A2 is half the amount of AB, we can set up the equation as:
Consider the following reaction:
A2 + B2 → 2AB ΔE = -285 kJ
The bond energy for A2 is one-half the amount of the AB bond energy. The bond energy of B 2 = 432 kJ/mol. What is the bond energy of A2?
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