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Unformatted text preview: Ionic Compounds Molecular Compounds Solid gas, liquid, or solid Brittle soft, pliable High mp or bp low mp, bp Covalent bond: involves the sharing of electrons Lewis Structure: H --- H where each --- is an electron pair +1 +1 In general: Bond length: triple < double < single within same row of periodic table Bond strength: single < double < triple energy required to break the bond How are electrons shared in covalent bonds?-If a bond is non-polar, then electrons are equally shared o Homo-nuclear diatomic molecule o When both nuclei have the same desire for electrons -Polar covalent bond unequal sharing of electrons in a covalent bond....
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