Ionic VS. Covalent Bond

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Donavin Collins 1F
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Ionic VS. Covalent Bond

Postby Donavin Collins 1F » Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:00 pm

Hello, I'm wondering how exactly you know when it's an ionic bond or a covalent bond. Thank you.

RasikaObla_4I
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Re: Ionic VS. Covalent Bond

Postby RasikaObla_4I » Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:02 pm

Ionic bonds occur between a metal and a nonmetal and a covalent bond is between two nonmetals.

Milisuryani Santoso 1L
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Re: Ionic VS. Covalent Bond

Postby Milisuryani Santoso 1L » Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:05 pm

Ionic bonds are basically when cations/anions are attracted together by their overall charge, forming a bond. Covalent bonds are when atoms share electrons which also forms a bond.

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Re: Ionic VS. Covalent Bond

Postby Nikki Razal 4E » Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:09 pm

Ionic bonds form when a metal transfers its electrons with a nonmetal (this involves cation and anion interactions), and covalent bonds form when nonmetals share electrons. Nonmetals do not form cations because their ionization energies are too high.

Charysa Santos 4G
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Re: Ionic VS. Covalent Bond

Postby Charysa Santos 4G » Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:12 pm

An ionic bond is usually between a cation and an anion, and there is a transfer of electrons between the two. However, with covalent bonds, the electrons are merely shared between the two atoms.

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Re: Ionic VS. Covalent Bond

Postby Cynthia Rodas 4H » Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:28 pm

Ionic bonds consist of ions in a ratio that result in electrical neutrality. They consist of a metal (cation) and a nonmetal (anion). Metals are cations since they give electrons, whereas nonmetals are anions because they gain electrons. On the other hand, covalent bonds consist of electrically neutral molecules. They consist of a pair of electrons shared between two atoms, typically nonmetals.

Heba Mengesha 3D
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Re: Ionic VS. Covalent Bond

Postby Heba Mengesha 3D » Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:31 pm

Covalent bonds are formed between two non-metals, whereas ionic bonds are formed between a metal and non-metal.

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Re: Ionic VS. Covalent Bond

Postby Kennedi2J » Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:55 pm

Dr. Lavelle said in lecture that main group metals form cations and lose s & p valence electrons. Can anyone explain this ?

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Re: Ionic VS. Covalent Bond

Postby MBouwman_4A » Sun Oct 27, 2019 10:10 pm

Ionic bonds occur between a metal and a non-metal. Covalent bonds result from the bonding of two non-metals.


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