Problem: Arrange the following bonds in order of increasing bond strength.A) C - I < C - Br < C - Cl < C - FB) C - F < C - Cl < C - Br < C - IC) C - Br < C - I < C - Cl < C - FD) C - I < C - Br < C - F < C - ClE) None of the above order is correct. 

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Recall: ↑ EN difference = ↑ bond strength


EN values:

C = 2.5                    Br = 2.8

F = 4.0                    I = 2.5

Cl = 3.0

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Arrange the following bonds in order of increasing bond strength.

A) C - I < C - Br < C - Cl < C - F

B) C - F < C - Cl < C - Br < C - I

C) C - Br < C - I < C - Cl < C - F

D) C - I < C - Br < C - F < C - Cl

E) None of the above order is correct.