Determine the Lewis structure of each compound and rank the given compounds to decreasing bond length.
The bond length can also be determined by the type of bond between the atoms
▪ single bond (–X–X–) → longest bond length
Place the following in order of decreasing bond length.
H-F H-I H-Br
a. H-I > H-F > H-Br
b. H-I > H-Br > H-F
c. H-F > H-Br > H-I
d. H-F > H-I > H-Br
e. H-Br > H-F < H-I
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