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Covalent bonds

Covalent bonds - electrons are equally shared • Dipole...

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Covalent bonds – form when atoms of molecules share electrons, whereas ionic bonds form between two charged atoms or molecules created after gaining or losing electrons Electronegativity – the ability of an atom or group to attract electrons, while electropositivity is the ability of an atom to give up electrons to other atoms or groups Polar- when the electrons are not shared equally between the atoms and nonpolar when
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Unformatted text preview: electrons are equally shared • Dipole moment – the measurement of charge separation between each part of a molecule • Monatomic ions – charged species that consist of one or more atoms of the same element • Polyatomic ions –charged species that contain two or more different elemental atoms...
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