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  1. Chemical bond
    the attractive force holding two atomic nuclei together in a chemical compound.
  2. Ionic bonding
    an electrostatic attractive force between ions resulting from electron transfer.
  3. Covalent Bonding
    a pair of electron shared between two atoms.
  4. Polar Covalent Bonding
    A Covalent in which the electrons are not equally shared.
  5. Electronegativity
    a measure of the tendency of an atom in a molecule to attract shared electron.
  6. Formula
    representation of the fundamental compound unit using chemical symbols and numerical subscripts.
  7. Monoatomic Ion
    an ion formed by electron gained or loss from a single atom.
  8. Polyatomic ion
    an ion containing a number of atoms.
  9. Molecule
    a unit in which the atoms of two or more elements are held together by chemical bonds.
  10. Octet Rule
    Four Atoms (C,N,O,F) in the second period that can form covalent/ polar covalent bonds "must" have 8 electrons associated with them
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