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Ion

an atom that has a net pos/neg charge

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Anion

ion with a negative charge

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Cation

ion with a positive charge

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Chemical Bond

the force that holds atoms or ions together as a unit

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Ionic Bond

the force that holds cations and anions together

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Chemical Formula

a notation that shows what elements a compound contains and the ratio of the atoms or ions of these elements in a compound

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Crystal

solids whose particles are arranged in a lattice structure

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Covalent Bond

chemical bond in which two atoms share a pair of valence electrons

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Molecule

a neutral group of atoms that are joined together by one or more covalent bonds

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Polar Covalent Bonds

a covalent bond in which electrons are not shared equally

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Polyatomic Ion

a covalently bonded group of atoms that have a pos/neg charge and acts as a unit

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Metallic Bond

the attraction between a metal cation and the shared electrons that surround it

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Alloy

a mixture of two or more elements, at least on is a metal, that has the characteristic properties of a metal

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Electron Dot Diagram

model of an atom in which each dot represents a valence electron