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A compound is a
pure substance, composed of combinations of atoms an held together by chemical bonds
the smallest particle of a compound or gaseous element that can exist and still retain the characteristics properties of that substance is a
the comparative ability of atoms of an element to attract bonding electrons is called
a metallic bond is defined by
it is formed in solid materials, metal atoms share a sea of electrons, it accounts for metallic properties such as conductivity and luster
what is the relationship between the energy released in burning materials produced by photosynthesis and the solar system that was absorbed in making the materials?
the same as the solar energy absorbed
atoms of the representative elements have a tendency to seek stability through
filling or emptying their outer orbitals
an ion is formed when an atom of a representative element
loses or gains electrons to satisfy the octet rule
which type of chemical bond is formed between two atoms by the sharing of two electrons, with one electron from each atom?
Which combination of elements forms crystalline solids that will dissolve in water, producing a solution of ions that can conduct an electric current?
metal and nonmetal
sulfur and oxygen are both in the VIA family of the periodic table and a second is in the VIA family. What type of compound will these two elements form?
One element is in the IA family of the periodic table, and a second is in the VIIA family. What type of compound will the two elements form?
an inorganic compound made of only two different elements has a systematic name that always eneds with the suffix
propane gas burns in oxygen to produce carbon dioxide, water, and energy. The reactants in this reaction are propane and
Propane gas burns in oxygen to produce carbon dioxide, water, and energy. For this reaction, energy is
a nonmetal atom combines with a second nonmetal atom. The first nonmetal atom
shares electrons with the second nonmetal atom
polar covalent bonds result when the electronegativity difference between the two atoms is
between 0.5 and 1.7
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