Potential Energy Color Contour Question

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[SOLVED] Potential Energy Color Contour Question

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This graph is potential energy contour for deuterated water, HDO. The label on the horizontal axis is the O-H bond length. What I'm wondering is: How can you tell from this graph that the break of the O-H bond is favored of the breaking of the O-D bond?

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never mind I figured it out
 

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