Introduction

Introduction - results from electrostatic attractions among...

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Introduction Attractive forces that hold atoms together in compounds are called chemical bonds. The electrons involved in bonding are usually those in the outermost (valence) shell. Chemical bonds are classified into two types: o Ionic bonding
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Unformatted text preview: results from electrostatic attractions among ions, which are formed by the transfer of one or more electrons from one atom to another. o Covalent bonding results from sharing one or more electron pairs between two atoms....
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