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Chemical Bonding

Chapter 5 of Chemistry Live

Compound A substance that is made up of two or more different elements chemically combined
Octet Rule When bonding occurs atoms try to have 8 electrons in their outer shell
Ion A charged atom or group of atoms
Ionic Bond The force of attraction between oppositely charged ions in a compound
Transition Metal A metal that forms at least one ion with a partially filled d sublevel
Molecule A group of atoms joined together. The smallest particle of an element or compound that exists independently
Valency The number of atoms of hydrogen or a monovalent element that each atom of the element combines with
Electronegativity The relative attraction that an atom in a molecule has for the shared pair of electrons in a covalent bond
Van Der Waals Weak attractive forces between molecules resulting from the formation of temporary dipoles
Dipole-Dipole Forces of attraction between the negative pole of one molecule to the positive of another
Hydrogen Bonds Strong Dipole-dipole attractions where the positive pole of hydrogen bonds with an electronegative molecule. Acting as a bridge between the two electronegative molecules.
Created by: MarkA0845