Problem: Which statement is TRUE? (A) A covalent bond is formed through the sharing of electrons. (B) A covalent bond has a lower potential energy than the two separate atoms. (C) An ionic bond is much stronger than most covalent bonds. (D) In metallic bonding, all of the atoms pool their valence electrons (E) All of the above statements are true.

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Which statement is TRUE?

(A) A covalent bond is formed through the sharing of electrons.

(B) A covalent bond has a lower potential energy than the two separate atoms.

(C) An ionic bond is much stronger than most covalent bonds.

(D) In metallic bonding, all of the atoms pool their valence electrons

(E) All of the above statements are true.