By: Ernest Capraro
If you're reading this article, you probably already know that a covalent bond is a pair of valence-shell electrons shared between two atoms. (That's co- for shared, and -valent for valence.) You may be aware that they come in two forms: polar and non-polar...
By: David Thackston
Covalent bonding is basically when atoms share pairs of electrons in order to gain greater stability. It is regarded as a balance of attractive and repulsive forces and can result in the development of an outer shell by atoms within a molecule who share their...
By: Retha Boswell
Chemical bonds are how atoms connect to other atoms, forming matter. These bonds are created when valence electrons - electrons in the outer shell of an atom - interact. Electrons repel one another, but are attracted to the protons in the center of atoms. This...

 

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