Structure and Bonding

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Elements react together to form compounds by...
Gaining/losing electrons or sharing electrons.
1 of 5
Ionic compounds are held together by strong forces of what?
Attraction
2 of 5
What is special about the charges on the ions in an ionic compound?
They cancel each other out
3 of 5
Covalent bonds are formed when?
Atoms share pairs of electrons?
4 of 5
Atoms in metals are?
Closely packed together and arranged in regular layers
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Ionic compounds are held together by strong forces of what?

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Attraction

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What is special about the charges on the ions in an ionic compound?

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Covalent bonds are formed when?

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Card 5

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Atoms in metals are?

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