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alxm
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Aug20-10, 01:02 PM
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Quote Quote by Moogie View Post
I've obviously misunderstood something. I've attached a picture showing what I mean about the energy levels
2X* is higher in energy than X2. If the radicals are more stable, their energy is lower, and thus the difference (bonding energy) is smaller.