7 - • The electrons involved in bonding are usually those in the outermost(valence shell • Introduction • Chemical bonds are classified into

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7 Chemical Bonding Chapter Goals 1. Lewis Dot Formulas of Atoms Ionic Bonding 2. Formation of Ionic Compounds Covalent Bonding 3. Formation of Covalent Bonds 4. Bond Lengths and Bond Energies 5. Lewis Formulas for Molecules and Polyatomic Ions Chapter Goals 6. Writing Lewis Formulas: The Octet Rule 7. Formal Charges 8. Writing Lewis Formulas: Limitations of the Octet Rule 9. Resonance 10. Polar and Nonpolar Covalent Bonds 11. Dipole Moments 12. The Continuous Range of Bonding Types Introduction Attractive forces that hold atoms together in compounds are called chemical bonds.
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Unformatted text preview: • The electrons involved in bonding are usually those in the outermost (valence) shell. • Introduction • Chemical bonds are classified into two types: o Ionic bonding 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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This note was uploaded on 11/25/2011 for the course CHEM 1211 taught by Professor Atwood during the Fall '07 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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