Bonding

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How ionic compounds are formed
The transfer of electrons from metal atoms to non-metal atoms
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Defintion of an ionic bond
The electrostatic attraction between oppositely charged ions
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Properties of ionic compounds
High mpt & bpt / solid at room temperature / soluble in water / insoluble in non- polar subastances / conduct electricity when molten or in aq. solution.
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Defintion of a covalent bond
One or more shared pair of electrons between two non-metal atoms
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Defintion of a dative covalent bond (Coordinate bond)
A shared pair of electrons where both electrons are supplied by one atom
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Definition of a metallic bond
The electrostatic attraction between the delocalised electrons and the positive ions in the lattice
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Description of the metallic structure
A lattice of positive metal ions in a sea of a delocalised electrons
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Properties of metals
Conduct electricity and heat / ductile and malleable / high densities / high mpt
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The electrostatic attraction between oppositely charged ions

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Defintion of an ionic bond

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High mpt & bpt / solid at room temperature / soluble in water / insoluble in non- polar subastances / conduct electricity when molten or in aq. solution.

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One or more shared pair of electrons between two non-metal atoms

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A shared pair of electrons where both electrons are supplied by one atom

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