Chemistry revision covalent bonding

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What does a covalent bond involve?
A covalent bond involves sharing electrons between atoms.
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Where do the electrons in a covalent bond come from?
The electrons in a covalent bond come from the highest occupied energy level.
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Nitrogen is in group 5. How many covalent bonds can it form?
Nitrogen is in group 5, so it can form 8 - 5 = 3 covalent bonds.
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he formula of sulfur dioxide is SO2. If an oxygen atom forms two covalent bonds, how many covalent bonds does sulfur form in sulfur dioxide?
Sulfur forms four bonds in sulfur dioxide, SO2 (there are two oxygen atoms, each with two bonds to the sulfur atom).
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Where do the electrons in a covalent bond come from?

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The electrons in a covalent bond come from the highest occupied energy level.

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Nitrogen is in group 5. How many covalent bonds can it form?

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he formula of sulfur dioxide is SO2. If an oxygen atom forms two covalent bonds, how many covalent bonds does sulfur form in sulfur dioxide?

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