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what is covalent bonding?
when atoms of non- metallic elements join together by sharing electrons
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what is ionic bonding?
when atoms lose or gain electrons to be positively or negatively charged ions and then attract to form bonds
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in ionic bonding does the metal become positively or negatively charged?
the metal atoms lose electrons to form positive ions
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in ionic bonding does the non-metal become positively or negatively charged?
non metal atoms gain electrons to form negative ions
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ionic bonding holds oppositely charged ions together in what type of structures?
giant structures
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what are the features of a giant structure?
strong electrostatic forces
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