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Flashcards in Compounds Deck (5):
1

What are Compounds?

Two or more chemically joined elements

2

Which particle is used when making bonds?

Electrons

3

What is IONIC bonding?

Metal and Non-Metal
Metal loses electrons to form positive ions
Non-Metal gains electrons to form negative ions
The OPPOSITE charge of the ions means the are strongly attracted to eachother

4

What is COVALENT bonding?

A compound formed from non-metals consists of molecules.
Each atom shares an electron with another atom
You can share multiple electrons, to fill up the outer shell

5

Are the properties of original elements similar to the resulting compound?

No, they can be totally different