Coordinate Covalent Bond

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Frederick Keith_4C
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Coordinate Covalent Bond

Postby Frederick Keith_4C » Sun Nov 10, 2019 12:21 pm

What is the difference between a regular covalent bond and a coordinate covalent bond??? And what is the significance of it?
Like are the presence of these types of bonds integral to life as we know it?

Izzie Capra 2E
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Re: Coordinate Covalent Bond

Postby Izzie Capra 2E » Sun Nov 10, 2019 12:28 pm

In a regular covalent bond, the atoms involved in the bonding contribute the same number of electrons.
In a coordinate covalent bond, two electrons are contributed by a single atom.

Julianna Laurentano 4G
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Re: Coordinate Covalent Bond

Postby Julianna Laurentano 4G » Sun Nov 10, 2019 1:34 pm

In a regular covalent bond, the two nuclei of the two atoms attract one another. In a coordinate covalent bond, one of the atoms donates both electrons, making it a bit weaker than a regular covalent bond.

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Re: Coordinate Covalent Bond

Postby 405268063 » Sun Nov 10, 2019 1:41 pm

There is unequal sharing of electrons in coordinate covalent bonds. In a regular covalent bond, two atoms would be contributing one electron each, but in a coordinate covalent bond, one atom is contributing both electrons.

Lauren Stack 1C
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Re: Coordinate Covalent Bond

Postby Lauren Stack 1C » Sun Nov 10, 2019 3:07 pm

A coordinate covalent bond is special because both electrons in the shared lone pair came from the same atom. In a regular covalent bond, each atom in the bond provide an electron. I believe that the strength of a coordinate covalent bond is equivalent to any other covalent bond and its importance is that it allows us to minimize formal charge and more accurately depict the simplification of an atom in a Lewis Structure. Coordinate covalent bonds are essential in the formation of compounds and are thus essential in daily life.

Matthew Tsai 2H
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Re: Coordinate Covalent Bond

Postby Matthew Tsai 2H » Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:39 pm

Simply put, a coordinate covalent bond occurs when one atom provides both electrons used in the bond, as opposed to one electron from each atom in a normal covalent bond.

Rosa Munoz 2E
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Re: Coordinate Covalent Bond

Postby Rosa Munoz 2E » Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:59 pm

A coordinate covalent bond is when an atom provides two electrons instead of one.

AnayaArnold_3L
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Re: Coordinate Covalent Bond

Postby AnayaArnold_3L » Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:57 am

They vary in the number of electrons they supply.

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Re: Coordinate Covalent Bond

Postby 205154661_Dis2J » Sun Dec 08, 2019 3:31 pm

In a regular covalent bond, the atoms involved in the bonding share a pair of electrons. However, in a coordinate covalent bond, two electrons are contributed by a single atom.


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