Problem: Explain which type(s) of bond(s) is (are) found between atoms within hydrocarbon molecules?

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Metallic Bond

involves the "sea of electron(s)" between metal atoms

metal + metal


Covalent (or Molecular) Bond

involves the sharing of electron(s) between elements

nonmetal + nonmetal


Ionic Bond

involves the transferring of an electron from one element to another element
positively charged ion + negatively charged ion

metal → usually is the positively charged ion (+)
nonmetal → usually is the negatively charged ion (-)
metal(or polyatomic ion) + nonmetal (or polyatomic ion)


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Explain which type(s) of bond(s) is (are) found between atoms within hydrocarbon molecules?

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