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chapter9_LewisTheory - CHAPTER 9 Chemical Bonding I...

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CHAPTER 9 Chemical Bonding I Lewis Theory 1 Introduction Chemical Bonds : Attractive forces that hold t t th i d atoms together in compounds. 2 Chemical Bonds Three basic types of bonds : Ionic Electrostatic attraction between ions Covalent Sharing of electrons Metallic 3 Metal atoms bonded to each other due to electron pooling Lewis Dot Formulas of Atoms The electrons involved in bonding are The electrons involved in bonding are usually those in the outermost shell. They are called valence electrons . Lewis dot formulas are a convenient bookkeeping method for tracking valence 4 electrons.
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