Covalent bonding

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What kind of bond do non metals share?
Covalent bond
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Define covalent bond
A shared pair of electrons. No electrons are gained or lost.
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Describe the covalent bond between hydrogen atoms
Hydrogen atoms create a covalent bond together because they both need 1 more electron to complete its outer shell ta dahhh.
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Describe the covalent bond between carbon and hydrogen atoms
Carbon needs 4 more electrons so it forms 4 covalent bonds with hydrogen to complete its outer shell.
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Describe the covalent bond between oxygen atoms
Oxygen shares 2 pairs of atoms making it a double covalent bond to form a full outer shell.
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Define covalent bond

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A shared pair of electrons. No electrons are gained or lost.

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Describe the covalent bond between hydrogen atoms

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Describe the covalent bond between carbon and hydrogen atoms

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Describe the covalent bond between oxygen atoms

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