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Virtual Chemistry Text - Chemical Bonds

Forces that Form Molecules and Compounds

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If you could see an ionic bond, it would look something like this.

If you could see an ionic bond, it would look something like this.

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The atoms in a molecule or compound are attracted and repelled with respect to each other in ways that determine the types of bonds they can form.

Learn the ConceptsLearn about the different types of chemical bonds, how to predict the formula of compounds and how to name ionic and molecular compounds.

Examples of Bond Types

These are examples of compounds with ionic bonds, covalent bonds and both types of bonds.

Examples of Ionic Bonds - Ionic Compounds
Examples of Covalent Bonds - Covalent Compounds
Examples of Compounds with Mixed Bonds

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