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Unformatted text preview: Most compounds fall somewhere between these two extremes. Continuous Range of Bonding Types All bonds have some ionic and some covalent character. For example, HI is about 17% ionic The greater the electronegativity differences the more polar the bond. Synthesis Question As we all know, in the wintertime we are more likely to get shocked when we walk across carpet and touch the door knob. Here is another wintertime experiment to perform. Turn on a water faucet until you have a continuous but small stream of water coming from the faucet. Brush your hair vigorously then hold the brush near the stream of water....
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