Problem: Of the bonds C-C, C—C and C=C, the C-C bond is _____. A) strongest/shortestB) strongest/longestC) weakest/longestD) weakest shortest E) intermediate in both strength and length

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Bond length increases in the following order:

triple bond < double bond < single bond

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Of the bonds C-C, C—C and C=C, the C-C bond is _____. 

A) strongest/shortest

B) strongest/longest

C) weakest/longest

D) weakest shortest 

E) intermediate in both strength and length

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