chapter 6 vocabulary

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Dhaval Rana Chemistry February 20, 2008 Vocabulary Chemical bond- is a mutual electrical attraction between the nuclei and valence electrons of different atoms that binds the atoms together. Ionic bonding- chemical bonding that results from the electrical attraction between cations and anions Covalent bonding- results from the sharing of electron pairs between two atoms Nonpolar-covalent bond- a covalent bond in which the bonding electrons are shared equally be the bonded atoms, resulting in a balanced distribution of electrical charge. Polar- meaning that they have an uneven distribution of charge Polar- covalent bond- is a covalent bond in which the bonded atoms have an unequal attraction for the shared electrons Molecular compound- a chemical compound whose simplest units are molecules Chemical formula- indicates the relative numbers of atoms of each kind in a chemical compound by using atomic symbols and numerical subscripts Molecular formula- shows the types and numbers of atoms combined in a single
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