Chemistry Practice Problems Chemical Bonds Practice Problems Solution: Which of the following statements is/are CORRECT?1...

Solution: Which of the following statements is/are CORRECT?1. Ionic bonds form when one or more valence electrons are transferred from one atom to another.2. Covalent bonds involve sharing of electrons between atoms.3. In most covalently bonded compounds, electrons are shared equally between the atoms.a. 1 and 2onlyb. 1 and 3 onlyc. 2 and 3 onlyd. 1 or 2 or 3 (only one of these choices)e. 1, 2, and 3 (all three choices)

Problem

Which of the following statements is/are CORRECT?

1. Ionic bonds form when one or more valence electrons are transferred from one atom to another.

2. Covalent bonds involve sharing of electrons between atoms.

3. In most covalently bonded compounds, electrons are shared equally between the atoms.

a. 1 and 2only

b. 1 and 3 only

c. 2 and 3 only

d. 1 or 2 or 3 (only one of these choices)

e. 1, 2, and 3 (all three choices)

Solution

Analyze each given statement about ionic and covalent bonding and determine which is correct

1. Ionic bonds form when one or more valence electrons are transferred from one atom to another.

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