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20 Cards in this Set

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an ion with a negative charge
an ion with a positive charge
a chemical bond formed by atoms sharing electrons
covalent bond
a solid structure formed by a regular alternating pattern of positive and negative ions
crystal lattice
a molecule formed from two identical atoms bonded together
diatomic molecule
a solute that ionizes in solution and conducts electricity
the measure of how strongly an atom holds its electrons
the basic repeating unit of an ionic solid
formula unit
a description of metallic bonding that uses randomly shared electrons to explain the properties of metals
free electron theory
a charged atom or group of atoms formed by the loss or gain of electrons
a chemical bond in which electrons are transferred from one atom to another
ionic bond
a chemical bond in which metal atoms are thought to randomly share their valence electrons
metallic bond
a particle made up of two or more atoms chemically joined together
a particle formed by a limited number of atoms bonded covalently
the basic unit of a covalent compound
a bond in which three pairs of electrons are shared by the elements
triple bond
a bond in which three pairs of electrons are shared by the elements
triple bond
a method of representing atoms and ions that uses an element's symbol for the nucleus and inner electrons and a series of dots for the valence electrons
electron dot notation (Lewis dot structure)
another name for "electron dot notation"
Lewis dot structure
occurs when two pairs of electrons are shared in a covalent bond
double bond