Problem: Which molecule in each pair has the shortest bond length? I. O2 vs. N2           II. H 2O or H 2S         III. NO + or NO -   a. I. N2   II. H2O      III. NO + b. I. N2   II. H2O      III. NO - c. I. O2   II. H2O      III. NO + d. I. O2   II. H2S      III. NO - e. I. N2   II. H2S      III. NO -

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Which molecule in each pair has the shortest bond length?

I. O2 vs. N2           II. H 2O or H 2S         III. NO + or NO -

a. I. N2   II. H2O      III. NO +

b. I. N2   II. H2O      III. NO -

c. I. O2   II. H2O      III. NO +

d. I. O2   II. H2S      III. NO -

e. I. N2   II. H2S      III. NO -

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