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19 Cards in this Set

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The electrons that are in the highest energy level of an atom and that are involved in chemical reactions
valence electron
A representation of the valence electrons in an atom, using dots.
electron dot diagram
The force that holds atoms together
chemical bond
A chemical bond that formed when two atoms share electrons.
covalent bond
A neutral particle made of two or more atoms joined by covalent bonds.
A chemical bond formed when atoms share two pairs of electrons
double bond
A chemical bond formed when atoms share three pairs of electrons
triple bond
A compound that is composed of molecules
molecular compound
A covalent bond in which electrons are shared unequally.
polar bond
A covalent bond in which electrons are shared equally
nonpolar bond
An atom or group of atoms that has become electrically charged.
An ion that is made of more than one atom
polyatomic ion
The attraction between oppositely charged ions
ionic bond
A compound that consists of positive and negative ions
ionic compound
A combination of symbols that represents the elements in a compound and their proportions
chemical formula
A number in a chemical formula that tells the number of atoms in a molecule or the ratio of elements in a compound
An orderly, three-dimentional pattern of ions or atoms in a solid.
A mixture of two or more elements, one of which is a metal
An attraction between a positive metal ion and the electrons surrounding it.
metallic bond