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Chemical Bonding

What is meant by the bond dissociation of a compound?

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02/07/2009

The dissociation of a compound is when a molecular compound, for example: HCl(g) is broken apart to give H+ and Cl- ions when it is dissolved in water. Example the dissociation of compound HCl(g): HCl(g) --(H2O)--> H+ (aq) + Cl-(aq)