Dative Covalent/Coordinate Bonding

Basic knowledge of Dative Covalent/Coordinate Bonding

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Dative Covalent/Coordinate Bonding

Dative Covalent/Coordinate Bonding: Both electrons in the bond are supplied by one atom.

Example of covalent bonding: Ammonium


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How can we decide if an ionic or covalent bond is

One atom from the left hand side and one atom from the right hand side (metal+non-metal): IONIC.

Both atoms from the right hand side (both non-metals): COVALENT.


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