Coordinate Covalent Bond: Definition & Examples


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What types of particles does a coordinate covalent bond form between?

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1. How many coordinate covalent bonds are in this complex ion? [PtCl4]2+

2. What is a complex ion?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Complete this worksheet/quiz combo to discover how much you know about coordinate covalent bonds. You will be quizzed on examples of these bonds and their characteristics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz assesses your knowledge of:

  • Bond where electrons are equally shared between the nuclei of two atoms
  • Polar covalent bonds
  • A major exception to the octet rule
  • Stability of atoms in a covalent bond compared to when they are on their own

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding characteristics of polar covalent bonds
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about an exception to the octet rule
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on coordinate covalent bonds

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about these bonds, check out the lesson titled Coordinate Covalent Bond: Definition & Examples. The lesson helps you cover these topics:

  • Examples of coordinate covalent bonds
  • Structure of polar covalent bonds
  • Purpose of the octet rule