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ionic and covalent bonds, polarities and more

how are ionic bonds formed? electron transfer
how are covalent bonds formed? electron sharing
what types of particles make up ionic bonds? ions
what type of particles make up covalent bonds? atoms
what holds an ionic bond together? electrostatic forces of attraction between apparently charged ions
what holds a covalent bond together? electrostatic forces of attraction between the protons in the nuclei and the mutually shared pair of electrons
what type of substance does an ionic bond create? ionic crystal
what type of substance does a covalent bond create? molecule
what are van der Waals forces? weak attractions between molecules
as far a polarity is concerned, ionic compounds are always... polar
in terms of polarity, a molecule of the same element may be non polar
all covalently bonded compounds between 2 or more different elements have _______ bond character polar covalent
overall character is non polar if center of partial negative and partial positive charges are the same
Created by: sjnagy