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Ionic bonding forms...

giant lattices

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Does ionic bonding have strong or weak electrostatic forces?

strong

3

What is covalent bonding?

when 2 non-metals react together, their atoms share pairs of electrons to form molecules

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What strucutre does diamond have?

a giant covalent strucutre

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What is metallic bonding?

when the positive ions have strong electrostatic forces of attraction to the sea of delocalised electrons