Chem: Ionic Vs. Covalent Compounds
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How does one determine the difference between an ionic and covalent compound by looking at the compounds name?
If the first element is a metal it's ionic
Ionic compounds always come together in a
__ to __ ratio
1 to 1 ratio
An ionic bond is made up of a metal ion called a
A non metal Ion is called an
In a covalent bond if one element wants the shared electrons more then the other it is referred to as
Polar Covalent Bond
Polar Covalent is...
- 2 Different Non-Metals
- Shared unequally
Non-Polar Covalent is...
- 2 Non-metals that are the same
- Shared equally
What are the 7 diatomic gases?
Why are all diatomic gases non polar?
Because the electrons are shared equally
Why is water highly polarized?
Because the element oxygen wants the electrons more due its high electronegativity
Attraction an atom has for a shared pair of electrons
Direction of the polar bond in a molecule
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