What Causes Chemical Bonds to Break during a Reaction?

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The simple answer is energy. When energy is added to a bond, this breaks the bond. The bond energy is the amount of energy that it will take to break the said bond.
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It's complicated, so here are a few things that might help explain it. Energy. is added to break bonds, so there is your simple answer. But is some bonus info for you because your
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It takes energy to break chemical bonds.
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This one gave me pause. Ionic bonds, where there is complete separation of charge, are not really considered to "break" So that leaves the covalent type of chemical bond
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