by Jenna Richards , Tori Murphy,and Alexis Arriola

picture of covalent compounds

Lewis diagram for covalent compound

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what is a bond

A bond is a debt investment in which an investor loans money to an entity (typically corporate or governmental) which borrows the funds for a defined period of time at a variable or fixed interest rate. Bonds are used by companies, municipalities, states and sovereign governments to raise money and finance a variety of projects and activities. Owners of bonds are debtholders, or creditors, of the issuer.

The comparison of ionic bonds and covalent bonds

Ionic compounds are formed from strong electrostatic interactions between ions, which result in higher melting points and electrical conductivity compared to covalent compounds.Covalent compounds have bonds where electrons are shared between atoms.

definition and examples of a metallic bonds

A microscopic model of metals bonding is the electrostatic attraction between the positively charged atomic nuclei of metal atoms and the delicacies electrons in the metal. Figure 1: Positive atomic nuclei (+) surrounded by delicacies electrons 

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Two atoms with very different electro negativities will form ionic bonds. ... Other types of chemical bonds also exist. They are strong enough to hold substances together but weak enough to break apart.