Chemistry C2: Covalent Bonding

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What is covalent bonding?
A covalent bond is a chemical bond that involves the sharing of electron pairs between atoms to achieve a full outer shell
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What is a covalent bond?
A shared pair of electrons between two atoms
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How would chlorine bond?
Two chlorine atoms would bond and share one of their electrons each to make a full outer shell for both
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Why do atoms bond this way?
Atoms bond this way to both achieve a full outer shell?
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In covalent substances, what are giant covalent structures?
They're macromolecules, and they have no charged ions, but strong covalent bonds.
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What is a covalent bond?

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A shared pair of electrons between two atoms

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How would chlorine bond?

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Why do atoms bond this way?

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In covalent substances, what are giant covalent structures?

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