Dative Covalent Bonding

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Natalie Benitez 1E
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Dative Covalent Bonding

Postby Natalie Benitez 1E » Wed Nov 27, 2019 12:55 am

What exactly is dative bonding? I know that its a type of binding between transitional metals and ligands but what exactly does it entail?

Camellia Liu 1J
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Re: Dative Covalent Bonding

Postby Camellia Liu 1J » Wed Nov 27, 2019 11:27 am

Dative bonding is just another name for coordinate covalent bonding. It's a covalent bond where both electrons are supplied by the same atom, as compared to a simple covalent bond where each atom supplies one electron to the bond for "sharing."

In the case of ligands, they are attached to the central atom through coordinate (dative) covalent bonds.

Vicki Liu 2L
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Re: Dative Covalent Bonding

Postby Vicki Liu 2L » Wed Nov 27, 2019 11:53 am

As touched on above, this type of interaction is responsible for the bonding of metal ions to ligands. The ligand provides the electron pair that is shared.

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Re: Dative Covalent Bonding

Postby Sukanya Mohapatra 2G » Wed Nov 27, 2019 11:58 am

A dative covalent bond, or coordinate bond, is a bond where there is 1 pair of shared electrons between two atoms. The difference relative to a covalent bond is that in a dative covalent bond these electrons both come from one atom.

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Re: Dative Covalent Bonding

Postby Mai V 4L » Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:04 am

Will this be on the final?

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