Chemistry (12th Edition)

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Chapter 7 - Ionic and Metallic Bonding - 7.2 Ionic Bonds and Ionic Compounds - 7.2 Lesson Check: 19

Answer

An ionic bond is unlikely to form because both elements have almost a full pair of outer electrons and they are both nonmetals.

Work Step by Step

An ionic bond is unlikely to form because both elements have almost a full pair of outer electrons and they are both nonmetals.
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