The definitive distinction between ionic bonding and covalent bonding is that
A. ionic bonding requires two nonmetals and covalent bonding requires a metal and a metalloid.
B. ionic bonding involves a sharing of electrons and covalent bonding involves a transfer of electrons.
C. ionic bonding requires two nonmentals and covalent bonding requires a metal and a nonmetal.
D. ionic bonding involves a transfer of electrons and covalent bonding involves a sharing of electrons.
E. ionic bonding requires a metal and a nonmetal and covalent bonding requires two nonmetals.
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