Ionic and Covelant Bonding

How Ionic and Covelant Bonding work.

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COVALENT BONDING
Covalent bonding is a form between nonmetals e.g. Carbon dioxide
As atoms come together, there outer shells overlap. By sharing electrons, each atom in the molecule can
gain a full outer shell.
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H
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H
COVALENT BOND IS A SHARED PAIR OF ELECTRONS.

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Sodium gives away an electron, and forms a positively charged ion. (MORE protons than electrons)
Chlorine accepts an electron, and forms a negatively charged ion. (MORE electrons than protons)
Opposite charges attract forming an ionic bond. Ionic compounds are neutral.
Ion ­ a charged atom
Acids are ionic bonds.…read more

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