Human Anatomy & Physiology (9th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Chemistry Comes Alive - Review Questions - Page 59: 11


(b) polar molecules

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Polar molecules are formed when atoms form a covalent bond but share the electrons between them unequally. This occurs because some atoms attract electrons more strongly than others. In a nonpolar covalent bond, the atoms essentially share the electrons between them equally. A salt is another term for an ionic compound.
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