Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 9 - Exercises: 5

Answer

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Bonds are formed when atoms withhold a stable electron configuration. Stable configuration means that 8 electrons are in the outermost shell at all times. This is known as the octet rule.
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