Problem: What is the main distinction between ionic and covalent bonding?

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 Let’s first differentiate a covalent bond and an ionic bond.


Covalent or Molecular Compound

▪ composed of more than one nonmetal together
▪ nonmetal + nonmetal = covalent bond
▪ electron sharing


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What is the main distinction between ionic and covalent bonding?

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