bonding types

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  • Created on: 03-05-21 18:34

covalent bonding

  • involves 2 atoms sharing 1 or more pairs of electrons 
  • they are found in most non-metal elements and in compounds of non-metals
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Ionic bonding

  • involves an attraction between oppositely charged ions
  • found in compounds made of metals and non metals
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metallic bonding

  • involves an attraction between positively charged ions and negatively charged, delocalised electrons
  • found in metals and alloys (mixtures of metals and other substances).
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