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Ch 8: Intro to Chemical Bonds

About This Chapter

If you need to study chemical bonds for an upcoming science test, experiment or homework assignment, look no further than this study guide chapter. Inside, you'll find bite-sized lessons and mini quizzes that can be reviewed whenever you have free time to study chemical bonds.

Intro to Chemical Bonds - Chapter Summary

Refresh your knowledge of chemical bonds with this self-paced study guide chapter. The chapter gives you a quick overview of the different types bonds, including covalent, ionic, polar covalent and hydrogen bonds. You'll also go over the definitions of relevant terminology and break down the chemical bonding process. When you're finished with the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Describe the covalent bonding process
  • Explain what happens during ionic bonding
  • Differentiate between covalent and polar covalent bonds
  • Define terminology related to hydrogen bonding

Following each lesson is a short quiz that can help you reinforce important chemical bonding terms while they're fresh in your mind. Take the chapter exam to make sure you fully understand these concepts, and use the Ask the Expert feature if you have any questions. The lessons and quizzes can be accessed online at any time that fits your schedule.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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