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18 Cards in this Set

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The atoms in a molecule of F2 are held together by

Covalent Bonds

Which is a characteristic of ionic solids?

high melting poin

What type of bonds are present in a strip of magnesium ribbon?

metallic bond

The transfer of electrons from barium atoms to chlorine atoms results in the formation of

ionic bonds

Which type of bonding involves positive ions immersed in a "sea of mobile electrons?"

metallic bond

A molecule of N2 has how many covalent bonds?

a triple covalent bond

Which particles may be gained, lost, or shared by an atom when it forms a chemical bond?


A white crystalline salt conducts electricity when it is melted and when it is dissolved in water. Which type of bond does this salt contain?


What is the correct formula for lithium carbonate?

What is the correct formula for diphosphorus trioxide?

What is the correct formula for nickel (II) fluoride?


What is the correct name for Ba(OH)2?

barium hydroxide

What is the correct name for I2O4?

diiodine tetraoxide

Using the criss-cross method, what is the formula if sodium and sulfur bonded?


If two oxygen atoms were to bond, how many pairs of electrons would be shared?

2 pairs (4 electrons)

What is the difference between an ionic bond and a covalent bond?

Electrons are transferred in an ionic bond and shared in a covalent bond.

Why do atoms bond?

To become stable and happy.

Generally, why don't noble gases bond?

They already satisfy the octet rule.