Lecture 5 Intro to bonds

N lewis 1916 idened a chemical bond in a molecule as a

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Unformatted text preview: The first electrons to be lost by an atom or ion are always those from the shell with the largest value of n 2.  As electrons are removed from a given shell, they come from the highest- energy occupied subshell first before any are removed from a lower- energy subshell. 3.  Within a given shell, the energies of the subshells vary as follows: s p d f. Covalent Bonds •  Covalent bonds form when atoms share valence electrons in the region of space created by orbital overlap •  Nonmetal - nonmetal bonds are shared or covalent bonds because neither element easily loses e- Sketch the change in poten;al energy as two Ar...
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