Problem: Which statement below is FALSE? A. The C-H bond in an alkane that arises from  sp3-s overlap is  weaker than the C-H bond in an  alkyne that arises from sp-s overlap. B. The carbon-carbon  triple bond in an  alkyne is shorter than the carbon-carbon double bond in an alkene. C. The carbon-carbon triple bond in an alkyne is exactly three times as strong as the carbon-carbon single bond in an alkane. D. The C-H bond in an alkane that arises from  sp3-s overlap is longer than the C-H bond in an alkyne that arises from sp-s overlap. E. None of the above.

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Which statement below is FALSE?

A. The C-H bond in an alkane that arises from  sp3-s overlap is  weaker than the C-H bond in an  alkyne that arises from sp-s overlap.

B. The carbon-carbon  triple bond in an  alkyne is shorter than the carbon-carbon double bond in an alkene.

C. The carbon-carbon triple bond in an alkyne is exactly three times as strong as the carbon-carbon single bond in an alkane.

D. The C-H bond in an alkane that arises from  sp3-s overlap is longer than the C-H bond in an alkyne that arises from sp-s overlap.

E. None of the above.

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