Chemical Bonding and Nomenclature Vocabulary
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compound that is composed of two elements.
force that holds atoms together in a compound.
chemical shorthand that uses symbols to tell what elements are in a compound and their ratios.
describes an atom whose outer energy level is completely filled with all the electrons allowed at that level.
attraction formed between atoms when they share electrons
compound that has water chemically attached to its ions and written into its chemical formula.
charged particle that has more or fewer electrons than protons.
attraction formed between two oppositely charged ions in an ionic compound.
A neutral particle that forms as a result of electron sharing.
molecule that shares electrons equally and does not have oppositely charged ends.
positive or negative number that indicates how many electrons an atom has gained, lost, or shared to become stable.
molecule with a slightly positive end and a slightly negative end as a result of electrons being shared unequally.
positively or negatively charged covalently bonded group of atoms