Ionic Bonds

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When does a ionic bond form?
when a metal reacts with a non metal.
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Metals form positive ions...
...non metals form negative ions.
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What is a ion?
An ion is a atom with a charge.
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opposite charges attract...
...so ionic compounds are held together with electrostatic forces. They have a lattice structure.
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Ionic compounds have a...
... high melting point.
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Why do ionic compounds require a lot of energy to break?
it is because ionic compounds have very strong bonds.
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When do ionic compounds conduct electricity?
when it is in a liquid form or a solution.
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Ions are charged particles, but...
... can conduct electricity when they are free to move.
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