ionic compounds- C2a T2

Ionic Bonding

Ionic bonding is where atoms transfer electrons to become possitivly or negatively charged atoms called ions. The attraction of oppositly charges (+,-) cause very strong electrostatic bonds.

An atom with a shell (or energy level) which contains 1 or 2 electrons wants to get rid of it so it can have a complete


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