Wednesday, 24 April 2013

1.39 understand covalent bonding as a strong attraction between the bonding pair of electrons and the nuclei of the atoms involved in the bond

Electrons, being shared by atoms in a covalent bond, are attracted to the nucleus of each atom in the bond. Remember that electrons are negative and protons- in the nucleus- are positive.

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  1. this is just a copy of the gcse chemistry app linked below....

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    1. The GCSE chemistry app is just this blog in app form

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  2. Is each electron from the shared pair attracted to it's own atom's nucleus or both nuclei? Thank you very helpful blog xxx

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    1. Both nuclei (because it is shared)

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