Flashcards - Understanding Bonding in Chemistry

Flashcards - Understanding Bonding in Chemistry
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Lewis dot structure
Lewis structures show each atom and its position in the structure of the molecule using its chemical symbol
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ionic bond
Ionic bonding is a type of chemical bond that involves the electrostatic attraction between oppositely charged ions, and is the primary interaction occurring in ionic compounds
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chemical bonds
A chemical bond is a lasting attraction between atoms that enables the formation of chemical compounds
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chemical bonds
A chemical bond is a lasting attraction between atoms that enables the formation of chemical compounds
ionic bond
Ionic bonding is a type of chemical bond that involves the electrostatic attraction between oppositely charged ions, and is the primary interaction occurring in ionic compounds
Lewis dot structure
Lewis structures show each atom and its position in the structure of the molecule using its chemical symbol
metal bond
Metallic bonding arises from the electrostatic attractive force between conduction electrons and positively charged metal ions
structural formula
The structural formula of a chemical compound is a graphic representation of the molecular structure, showing how the atoms are arranged
VSEPR theory
Valence shell electron pair repulsion theory is a model used in chemistry to predict the geometry of individual molecules from the number of electron pairs surrounding their central atoms

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