Ionic versus Covalent Bonds  [ENDORSED]

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Ionic versus Covalent Bonds

Postby RichardValdez1L » Sun May 20, 2018 11:51 pm

Can a single Lewis structure contain an ionic and covalent bond?

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Re: Ionic versus Covalent Bonds  [ENDORSED]

Postby Shione Nakahara 1F » Mon May 21, 2018 1:23 am

Yes, for example, a molecule like NaOH. The Na+ ion is ionically bonded to the OH- ion, but for the OH- ion, the oxygen and hydrogen atoms are covalently bonded together.

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