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Chemical bonding is when two or more elements/compounds combine to make a differnt element.

e.g. in this case the hydrogen (H) atoms have bonded with the carbon (C) atoms  (

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Ionic bonding

  • The transfer of electrons between atoms
  • occurs between metals and non-metal
  • high boiling point 
  • strong electrostatic forces of attraction between oppositly charges ions
  • giant ionic lattice (atoms are formed in layers)
  • are a solid at room temperature


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Ionic conducting?

Electrical conductivity?

solid: no

liquid: yes 

gas: yes

Thermal conductivity:


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