Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 032191029X
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-029-5

Chapter 5 - Molecules and Compounds - Exercises - Questions: 10

Answer

Ionic compounds are bonded with ionic bonds. These occur between metals and non-metals and involve the complete transfer of an electron from one atom to another.

Work Step by Step

Molecular compounds are covalently bonded and occur between two nonmetals. Electrons are shared in this arrangement.
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