Organic Chemistry (8th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321768418
ISBN 13: 978-0-32176-841-4

Chapter 1 - Introduction and Review - Study Problems: 1-23 e

Answer

There is a mixture of covalent and ionic in this compound. There is an ionic bond in Na and $OCH_3$. There is a covalent bond in O, C and Hydrogens.

Work Step by Step

There is a covalent bond in $OCH_3$ because they share electrons. There is an ionic bond in Na and $OCH_3$ because Na gives an electron to $OCH_3$.
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