Scott's book work 331-336 Block D.docx - 1 Define a chemical bond A force that holds a group of two or more atoms together and makes them function as a

Scott's book work 331-336 Block D.docx - 1 Define a...

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1) Define a chemical bond.A force that holds a group of two or more atoms together and makes them function as a unit. 2) In what terms do we describe the strength of chemical bonds? 3) What types of elements react to form ionic compounds? Give an example of the formation of an ionic compound from its elements. 4) What type of bonding requires the complete transfer of an electron from one atom to another? What type of bonding involves the sharing (either equally or unequally) of electrons between atoms? A ionic bond is what happens when there is a complete transfer of one electron from one atom to another. The type of bond that involves sharing electrons is called a covalent bond.
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