The bond order of individual carbon -carbon bonds in benzene is

Options :
  1. one
  2. two
  3. between 1 and 2
  4. one and two alternately

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Answer: Option 3


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By: Poorva On: Mar/30/2016

Bond order = total no. of bonds between 2 atoms/total resonating structures
So in benzene bond order for c-c bond becomes
Bond order=3/2 =1.5
So option 3 is correct.

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