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8Sci CH 6 Hockett

Chemical Bonds

Balanced Chemical Equations equation with same number of atoms on each side of equation
binary compound compound made up of atoms of two elements
covalent bond type of bond formed between atoms when they share electrons
covalent bonds strong and chemically stable
ion positively or negatively charged atom whose charge results from gain or loss of one or more electrons
ionic bond type of bond formed by the attraction of positively charged ions to negatively charged ions
nonpolar molecule molecule with balanced charges whose electrons are shared equally
molecule neutral particles formed when electrons are shared by atoms rather than being gained or lost
oxidation number numbers of electrons an atom gains, loses, or shares when bonding with another atom
polar molecule molecule with unbalanced charges as a result of electrons being shared unequally
poly atomic ion made of group of positively or negatively charged covalently bonded atoms
Created by: hockettd