Classify the following compounds as having covalent or ionic bonds.
Drag the appropriate compounds to their respective bins.
calcium chloride, sodium bromide, aluminum oxide, carbon dioxide, magnesium nitride, dinitrogen trioxide
Chemical bonds are usually classified as either covalent or ionic.
As a general rule, covalent bonds occur between two nonmetal atoms whereas ionic bonds occur between a metal and a nonmetal atom.
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