Coordinate covalent bonds

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Vanessa Reyes_1K
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Coordinate covalent bonds

Postby Vanessa Reyes_1K » Sat Nov 03, 2018 2:03 pm

I know he mentioned it in lecture, but can someone explain what a coordinate covalent bond is and how it works please? Thanks!

Schuyler_Howell_4D
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Re: Coordinate covalent bonds

Postby Schuyler_Howell_4D » Sat Nov 03, 2018 8:16 pm

A coordinate covalent bond is an example he used in class where H2O is bonded and the electrons are being shared between the H and O but, once they break apart the O is left with 6 electrons and the H are each left with one. In short, the one atom donates both electrons in a bond.


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