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Covalend bond formation

  1. Aug 15, 2009 #1
    its being said, " more the loss of energy, more the strength of the covalent bond"
    revered members,
    could u explain why?
    thanks in advance
     
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  3. Aug 15, 2009 #2

    Ygggdrasil

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    How would the amount of energy released when forming the bond relate to the energy needed to break the bond?
     
  4. Aug 16, 2009 #3
    sir, i dont understand. could u elaborate, please?
     
  5. Aug 16, 2009 #4

    Ygggdrasil

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    Think about the conservation of energy. If forming a bond releases x amount of energy, the breaking that same bond must require the input of at least x amount of energy.
     
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