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a11 - single electron If 2 hydrogen atoms come together to...

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Chemical bonds are the attractive forces that hold atoms together in the form of compounds. They are formed when electrons are shared between two atoms. There are 3 types of bonds. ..covalent bonds, polar covalent bonds and ionic bonds. The simplest example of bonding can be demonstrated by the H 2 molecule. We can see from the periodic table that each hydrogen atom has a
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Unformatted text preview: single electron. If 2 hydrogen atoms come together to form a bond, then each hydrogen atom effectively has a share in both electrons and thus each resembles an inert gas and is more stabile. The 2 electrons that are shared can be represented either by 2 dots or a single dash between the atoms....
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