Problem: Determine the bond type between each of the following pairs. a) H and H b) N and Oc) C and Id) K and O

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We will have to calculate the electronegativity difference of the elements forming the bond:

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Electronegativity Difference        

              (ΔEN)                                     Bond Classification
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Zero (0.0)                                          Pure Covalent
Small (0.1 – 0.4)                                Nonpolar Covalent
Intermediate (0.4  – 1.7)                    Polar Covalent
Large (Greater than 1.7)                  Ionic               


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Determine the bond type between each of the following pairs. 

a) H and H 

b) N and O

c) C and I

d) K and O

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