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Unformatted text preview: 8. What determines interactions between atoms? Why are valence electrons important? 9. Define the following terms: a. Chemical bond b. Covalent bond c. Single bond d. Double bond e. Valence f. Electronegativity g. Nonpolar covalent bond h. Polar covalent bond 10. What is the difference between a structural and molecular formula? Page 2 of 3 Adapted from L. Miriello by S. Sharp 11. How do ionic bonds compare with covalent bonds? 12. Compare and contrast hydrogen bonds and van der Waals interactions. 13.Based on the reading, what is an example, in a living system, of how molecular shape is critical? 14. Define a dynamic chemical equilibrium in terms of quantities of reactants and products. This is a critical concept! Page 3 of 3...
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2011 for the course BIO 101 taught by Professor Harounal-rashed during the Spring '11 term at King's College London.
- Spring '11