Problem: The type of compound that is most likely to contain a covalent bond is which of the following?a. one that is composed of a metal from the far left of the periodic table and a nonmetal from the far right of the periodic tableb. a solid metalc. a substance held together by the electrostatic forces between oppositely charged ionsd. one that is composed of two nonmetalse. there is no general rule to predict covalency in bonds 

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The type of compound that is most likely to contain a covalent bond is which of the following?

a. one that is composed of a metal from the far left of the periodic table and a nonmetal from the far right of the periodic table

b. a solid metal

c. a substance held together by the electrostatic forces between oppositely charged ions

d. one that is composed of two nonmetals

e. there is no general rule to predict covalency in bonds 

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