Why does hydrogen occur in a diatomic form rather than in a monoatomic form under normal conditions?

Asked by Abhisek | 1 year ago |  73

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Solution :-

The ionization enthalpy of hydrogen atom is higher. Therefore, it is harder to remove its electron. This results its tendency to exist in the low monoatomic form. Instead of that, covalent bond is formed by hydrogen with another hydrogen atom and exists as diatomic molecule.

Answered by Pragya Singh | 1 year ago

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