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Problem: What types of bonds are found in solid NaCl?A. Van der WaalsB. IonicC. CovalentD. HydrogenE. Hydrophobic

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Recall the following definition:

Covalent or Molecular Compound

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

Ionic Compound

▪ composed of a positive ion called a cation connected to a negative ion called an anion.
positive ions (cations) are usually metals and negative ions (anion) are usually nonmetals

metal + nonmetal = ionic bond

▪ cations and anions can also be polyatomic ions (example: NH4+, C­H3COO-, SO42-)

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What types of bonds are found in solid NaCl?

A. Van der Waals

B. Ionic

C. Covalent

D. Hydrogen

E. Hydrophobic

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