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Define Lattice energy.
The energy change when 1 mol of ionic solid separates into gaseous ions.
Explain the lattice energy with coulomb's law.
What is the main way atoms interact?
Sharing electrons- Covalent bonds
Define Electronegativity (EN)
- The relative ability of a bonded atom to attract shared electrons.
- This refers to a bonded atom attracting a shared pair; electron affinity refers to a gaseous atom gaining an electron to form an anion. Electrons with high EN also have a highly negative EA.
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