Covalent Bonds

Covalent Bonds - Each outer shell has 8 electrons Electrons...

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Chlorine atom 2,8,7
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2 Chlorine atoms Outer shells only
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Chlorine molecule Cl 2 Molecules have no overall electric charge Molecular or covalent compounds are usually gases or liquids – they have low melting points and low boiling points Forces between molecules very weak Forces (bonds) between atoms in the molecule very strong
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Unformatted text preview: Each outer shell has 8 electrons Electrons shared Covalent bonds can be represented in 3 ways: Cl Cl Chlorine Cl 2 Cl Cl Cl Cl Covalent Bonds: Water H 2 O Methane CH 4 Ammonia NH 3 Hydrogen H 2 Hydrogen Chloride HCl Oxygen O 2 N.B. Oxygen has a double bond Oxygen O 16 8 Oxygen atom 2,6 2 Oxygen atoms (outer shells only) Double covalent bond O O...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course CHEM 201 taught by Professor Peterson during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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Covalent Bonds - Each outer shell has 8 electrons Electrons...

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