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valence shellatoms outermost electron shell valence shell full its stable if not full tends to react with other atoms in ways to make shell fulloutlet ruleatoms most stable when 8 electrons are in valence shell -atoms will share, gain or give up electrons to get to 8 -2 hydrogen share one electron with oxygen forming a covalent bond resulting in h20 or waterionatom that has an electrical charge either negative or positiveionic bondschemical bonding involves electrostatic attraction between oppositely charged ionscovalent bondsshare electrons in mutually stabilizing relationship electrons move back and forth stronger than ionic