The amount of energy required to separate a bond.
What is bond energy?
The stronger the bond, the higher the energy
How is bond energy related to bond strength?
Nonpolar molecules share electrons...
Polar molecules share electrons...
The term mono is not used for the...
1 pair of electrons are shared
What is a single bond?
2 pairs of electrons are shared
What is a double bond?
3 pairs of electrons are shared
What is a triple bond?
An electron pair that is shared among the group of atoms, rather than just 2 atoms.
What is resonance?
to determine the shape of a molecule
What do we use the VSEPR theory for?
What is the shape of an atom with 2 shared e- pairs and 0 unshared e- pairs
What is the shape of an atom with 3 shared e- pairs and 0 unshared e- pairs
What is the shape of an atom with 4 shared e- pairs and 0 unshared
3 shared e- pairs and 1 unshared
2 shared e- pairs and 2 unshared
Shiny, malleable, ductile, conducts electricity
crystalline, high melting point and boiling point
low melting point and boiling point
What is a molecule that has a partial positive charge at one end and a partial negative charge at the opposite end?
.5 and below
1.7 and below
What do covalent bonds consist of?
subtract their electronegativity
How do you determine polarity for a bond between 2 atoms?