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Unformatted text preview: 2. Nonpolar and Polar 3. ELECTRONEGATIVITY: The affinity of one atom for another b. Ionic bonding = attraction of opposite charges forming SALTS i. Ionic bonding occurs when the electronegativity of the two atoms is dramatically different ii. NOT Sharing … electron TRANSFER iii. Creates IONS 1. Cation (positive) 2. Anion (negative) c. Hydrogen bonding = weak BUT VERY IMPORTANT i. Defined: “hydrogen atom covalently bonded to an electronegative element forms an ATTRACTION to another electronegative element in another compound”...
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