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Valence electron

The valence electrons of an atom are those electrons that have the highest energy.

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Electron dot diagram

An electron dot diagram includes the symbol for the element surrounded by dots.

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Chemical bond

A chemical bond is the force of attraction that holds atoms together.

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Covalent bond

The chemical bond formed when 2 atoms share electrons is called a covenant bond.

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Molecule

The 2 bonded Florine atoms form a molecule.

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Double bond

This time the 2 atoms share 2 pairs of electrons, forming a double bond.

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Triple bond

Atoms of some elements, such as nitrogen, can share 3 pairs of electrons, forming a triple bond.

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Molecular compounds

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Nonpolar bond

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Polar

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