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How do elements form compounds?
Elements react together to form compounds by gaining or losing electrons or by sharing electrons
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How are ionic compounds held together?
Ionic compounds are held together by strong forces of attraction between the oppositely charged ions. Its called ionic bonding
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How are covalent bonds formed?
Covalent bonds are formed when atoms share pairs of electrons.
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What types of substances have covalent bonds?
Many substances containing covalent bonds consist of simple molecules, but some have giant covalent structure
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How are atoms in metals arranged?
The atoms in metals are closely packed together and arranged in regular layers
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How are ionic compounds held together?

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Ionic compounds are held together by strong forces of attraction between the oppositely charged ions. Its called ionic bonding

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How are covalent bonds formed?

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How are atoms in metals arranged?

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