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Problem 151a
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The F ¬ F bond in F2 is relatively weak because the lone pairs of electrons on one F atom repel the lone pairs on the other F atom; Kp = 7.83 at 1500 K for the reaction F21g2 ∆ 2 F1g2. (c) Why is the F ¬ F bond in F2 weaker than the Cl ¬ Cl bond in Cl2?

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