Why are electrons shared between atoms in covalent bonds?
To fill the atoms outer shell of electrons
what is a coordinate covalent bond?
A bond when both of the electrons come from the same atom
What types of ions (cations/anions) end with the suffix -ide?
The number of electrons that elements tend to gain or lose.
They gain or lose to form an octet
Nonmetals tend to gain or lose electrons.
Nonmetals tend to lose electrons
cations have _________ (positive/negative) charge.
How are binary ionic compounds generally written?
cation then anion
What type of atoms make up a molecular compound?
What is conserved in chemical equations?
mass and atoms
Parts of the kinetic energy theory.
the energy an object has because of it's motion
What is the triple point on a phase diagram?
the point where matter can be in all 3 states at once