Coordinate covalent bond

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sarahtang4B
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Coordinate covalent bond

Postby sarahtang4B » Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:39 pm

What is a coordinate covalent bond? how do you define it?

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Re: Coordinate covalent bond

Postby Reva Kakaria 1J » Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:48 pm

A coordinate covalent bond is a covalent bond in which two of the electrons come from a single atom. Hope this helps!

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Re: Coordinate covalent bond

Postby Kate_Santoso_4F » Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:58 pm

Taken from the textbook, a coordination compound is an electrically neutral compound in which at least one of the ions present is a complex. A complex is a species consisting of a central metal atom or ion to which a number of molecules or ions are attached by coordinate covalent bonds.


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