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what are the 2 major categories of bonding between atom?
ionic and covalent
In ________________ the electronegative atom almost completely steals the electron away from the other atom.
ionic bonding
covalent bonding is between 2 atoms with _____________ electronegativities.
similar electronegativities
True or false
In polar covalent bonding one of the atoms is a little bit more electronegative than the other.
If the atoms in a compound have the same electronegativity then the bond will be?
a. ionic
b. polar covalent
c. non polar covalent.
c. non polar covalent
Ionic bonds are when two atoms have a difference in electronegativaties greater than?