Biology (11th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 2 - The Nature of Molecules and the Properties of Water - Review Questions - Understand: 2



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B. and C. can be eliminated since the number of valence electrons is the number of bonds which can be formed. Elements with one outer electron, like Na and K tend to ionize and form salts via ionic bonds, making D. true, not covalent bonds, falsifying A.
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