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Unformatted text preview: permanent dipoles. Molecule Neutral group of atoms held together by covalent bonds Molecular compound Compound whose smallest unit is a molecule Molecular formula Tells the number of each type of atom in a compound Nonpolar Bond Covalent bond in which electron density is symmetrically distributed Nonpolar covalent Electrons are shared equally Octet rule Elements fill outer energy levels by sharing electrons in covalent bonds Polar Bond Covalent bond in which there is an unsymmetrical distribution of electron density. Polar covalent Electrons are shared unevenly Polarity Uneven distribution of charge...
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