Nixon Chapter 20
A charged atom
Formed when one or more electrons are transferred from one atom to another
A group of atoms held together by covalent bonds.
A chemical bond that involves sharing a pair of electrons between atoms in a molecule
Bond created between two metals in which electrons are shared equally
number of electrons on the outermost energy level
A charged group of covalently bonded atoms
oxidation number (valence number)
the number of electrons an atom will gain, lose or share
force that holds atoms together
chemical shorthand that uses symbols to tell what elements are in a compound and their ratios.
molecule with a slightly positive end and a slightly negative end as a result of electrons being shared unequally.
molecule that shares electrons equally and does not have oppositely charged ends.
compound that is composed of two elements
compound that has water chemically attached to its ions and written into it chemical formula