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Ch.4 Covalent Bonding and Simple Molecular Compounds
Sections
Covalent Bonds
Naming Binary Molecular Compounds
Naming Acids
Lewis Dot Symbols (Simplified)
Molecular Models
Bonding Preferences
Lewis Dot Structures: Neutral Compounds (Simplified)
Multiple Bonds
Lewis Dot Structures: Ions (Simplified)
Lewis Dot Structures: Exceptions (Simplified)
Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion Theory (Simplified)
Electron Geometry (Simplified)
Molecular Geometry (Simplified)
Bond Angles (Simplified)
Dipole Moment (Simplified)
Molecular Polarity (Simplified)

A covalent bond is the connection of different elements through the sharing of electrons.

Covalent Bonding

Concept #1: Covalent Bonding

Concept #2: Duet Rule and Octet Rule

In order to obtain the electron configuration of noble gases, Hydrogen follows the duet rule while other non-metals follow the octet rule.

Example #1: Which of these elements is unlikely to form covalent bonds?

Concept #3: Covalent Compound Properties

Example #2: Which of the following compounds is expected to have the lowest boiling point?