Ionic Bonding (C4)

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  • Created on: 15-04-14 11:12

Reaction of sodium and chlorine:

In the reaction the sodium was glowing giving off heat energy and were reacting with the chlorine. The chlorine was used up and made sodium chloride.

Na + Cl2 ----> NaCl

2Na + Cl2 ----> 2NaCl

The reactants are dangerous because they are trying to lose/gain electrons. The products are not dangerouse because they have a full outer shell

Ionic Bonding:

Atoms like to have full outer shells. To do this they need to gain or lose electrons…


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