Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 9 - Sections 9.1-9.11 - Exercises - Review Questions: 2

Answer

Chemical bonds are formed because they lower the potential energy between the charged particles that compose the atoms the basic forces involved in bonding.

Work Step by Step

Chemical bonds are formed by Coulomb's law acting between the two charged particles.
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