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Which bond is stronger CN or NN triple bond?Is N2 less reactive than CN due to bond polarity absence.

Which bond is stronger CN or NN triple bond?Is N2 less reactive than CN due to bond polarity absence.

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Sunil Kumar FP
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8 years ago
n2 bond is stronger because its bond dissociation energy is 226 kcal/mol whereas CN b.d.e is 213 kcal/mole.
yes electronegativity is the factor for the diff in reactivity.carbon en=2.5 wheras nitrogen electronegativty is 3.more N2 has stronger bond than CN

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sunil kr
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