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: 6

Answer

According to the Lewis model, a chemical bond is the sharing or transfer of electrons to obtain stable electronic configuration for the bonding atoms.

Work Step by Step

If electrons are transferred between a metal and non-metal then it is a ionic bond, otherwise if the electrons are shared between two non-metals then it is a covalent bond.
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