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This depends on the NUMBER and arrangement of the electrons

Formation of compounds

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Atoms are most stable when ______

They have a full outer shell

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Most element go through ____ that make them more stable

Reactions

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Two major types of bonds

Ionic Bonds
Covalent Bonds

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A bond formed from the loss or gain of electrons

Ionic bonds

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A bond formed by 2 atoms that share one or more pair of electrons

Covalent bonds

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The atoms become ____ when they are ionic bonds

Charged

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A charge particle/atom

Ion

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A cation ion is ____

Positive

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An anion ion is ____

Negative