Problem: For each set below rank the bonds according to strength.A) Cl–Cl, I–I, Br–BrB) Si–F, Si–I, Si–Cl

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Determine the Lewis structure of each compound and rank the given bonds according to strenght. 

↑ Bond strength ,  ↓ Bond Lenght.

The bond length can be determined by the type of bond between the atoms

single bond (–X–X–) → longest bond length

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For each set below rank the bonds according to strength.

A) Cl–Cl, I–I, Br–Br

B) Si–F, Si–I, Si–Cl

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