Problem: Which of the following has the longest bond?N2NO-N22+NO22-O22-

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We are being asked to determine which of the given compounds has the longest bond length.


The bond energy determines the strength of the bond in a compound.

▪ the higher the bond energy, the higher is the energy required to break up the molecule/compound into its individual atoms
higher bond energy higher bond strength


The bond strength also determines the distance between the atoms

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Which of the following has the longest bond?

  1. N2
  2. NO-
  3. N22+
  4. NO22-
  5. O22-

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