Chemical Bonding Steven Joyce

Question Answer
What is Ionic Bonding This occurs when one atom loses electrons and another atom gains electrons
What is covalent bonding This occurs when atoms share electrons
What is an ion A charged atom or group of atoms
Properties of an ionic Bond SolidsHigh melting pointSoluble in waterConducts electricity when molten or dissolved in water
Properties of a covalent bond Liquids or gasesLow melting and boiling pointsInsoluble in waterDo not conduct electricity

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