Bond Order: Definition, Formula & Examples


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Which compound has an oxygen-oxygen bond order of 2?

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1. What is the bond order in molecular nitrogen?

2. What is the C-O bond order in formaldehyde, Hsub2CO (C is the central atom)?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz will summon your knowledge of bond order. You will need to appropriate certain topics from the lesson such as recognizing an oxygen-oxygen compound with a given bond order number.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Survey your skills with these tools in order to:

  • Name the bond order in molecular nitrogen
  • Identify the C-O bond order in formaldehyde
  • Compare alternate bond orders
  • Recognize the carbon-carbon bond order in a benzene molecule

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet will mentor you along these guidelines:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the bond order in formaldehyde in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding compounds and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about bond order

Additional Learning

Settled on learning more about bond order? This lesson named Bond Order: Definition, Formula & Examples will guide you along that path. The lesson observes these objectives:

  • Explain a triple bond
  • Use the proper formula to calculate bond order
  • Define bond order
  • Understand non-integral bond orders