Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134112830
ISBN 13: 978-0-13411-283-1

Chapter 3 - Exercises - Page 129: 2


When two atoms share or transfer electrons with each other to attain stable electronic configuration, they are said to be in a chemical bond. In ionic bonds, electron(s) is/are transferred from one atom to the other atom, while in a covalent bond, a pair of electrons is shared between the bonding atoms.

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