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Basic Concepts of Chemical Bonding

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Basic Concepts of Chemical Bonding Lewis Symbols and the Octet Rule Why are some substances chemically bonded molecules and others are an association of ions? depends upon the electronic structures of the atoms nature of the chemical forces within the compounds A broad classification of chemical forces: 1. Ionic bonds 2. Covalent bonds 3. Metallic bonds Ionic bonds - electrostatic forces that exist between ions of opposite charge typically involves a metal with a nonmetal
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Unformatted text preview: Covalent bonds - results from the sharing of electrons between two atoms • typically involves one nonmetallic element with another Metallic bonds • found in solid metals (copper, iron, aluminum) • each metal bonded to several neighboring groups • bonding electrons free to move throughout the 3-dimensional structure Lets look at the preferred arrangements of electrons in atoms when they form chemical compounds...
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