C2 1.4 Covalent bonding

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C2 1.4 Covalent bonding

  • A covalent bond is formed when two atoms share a pair of electrons.
  • The number of covalent bonds an atoms forms depends on the number of electrons it needs to achieve a stable electronic structure.
  • Many substances containing covalent bonds consist of simple molecules, but some have giant covalent structures.
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