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What is a molecule?

A molecule is two or more atoms held together by covalent bonds

2

What is a covalent bond?

A covalent bond is a shared pair of electrons between two metal atoms

3

What is an example of a molecule?

Water (H2O), two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen held together by bonds

4

How are the atoms held together?

Because of the electrostatic force of attraction between the positive nuclei of each atom and the negatively charged electrons

5

What is a diatomic element?

An element made up of molecules that contain two atoms

6

Fancy
Clancy
Owes
Him
Nothing
But
Ice

Fluorine
Chlorine
Oxygen
Hydrogen
Nitrogen
Bromine
Iodine

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What is an ionic bond?

An ionic bond is an electrostatic force of attraction between a positive metal ion and a negitive non-metal ion