Published 11.05.2018 on subject Physics by Guest

Which statement is true about the formation of bonds?

A. There is an overall release of energy when bonds form.
B. There is an overall energy increase when bonds form.
C. A bond is formed as atoms are split apart from each other.
D. Bonds are always first-order.

Answered by Guest

The answer is A. As a stable configuration is reached when atoms bond, so you are in a state of lower energy than not bonded.