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By calculating the formal charge of each atom, we can tell that this is an ionic bond. Remember in ionic bonds, the valence electrons are TRANSFERRED, while in covalent bonds, the atoms are shared. That is why in this ionic bond, ammonium (the cation) and chloride (the anion) are not connected.
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