a37 - learned by memorizing each element's common charge or...

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Compounds Atoms of the same or different elements can combine in set proportions to form compounds . The proportions are determined by the numbers of electrons shared or exchanged between elements. This combining power of elements is most readily
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Unformatted text preview: learned by memorizing each element's common charge or valence. You can think of valence as something similar to a connecting link for building blocks. Some atoms only can form one link with other atoms while others may form multiple links....
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2010 for the course ENGN 45 taught by Professor Wendy during the Fall '09 term at City College of San Francisco.

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