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Chemical Bonds


cation ion that has a positive charge, has LOST at least one electron
anion ion that has a negative charge, has GAINED at least one electron
ionization energy energy required to remove an electron from an atom
ion atom with a charge because it lost or gained an electron
period on periodic table row across the periodic table
group on periodic table column up and down the periodic table
valence electron electrons in the outer shell or outer ring
ionic bond bond where an atom gains or loses an electron
covalent bond a bond where electrons are shared
prefixes di, tri, hexa covalent bonds
contains Roman numerals like I and IV ionic bonds
Created by: lb goodlock