Answer to Question #162643 in General Chemistry for Jessica

Question #162643

Check that Show valence electrons is turned on. Drag the Na and Cl atoms into the simulation area. Click Play. Note the colors. Red indicates a negative charge, while blue indicates a positive charge.

A. Does a polar or nonpolar bond form?

B. Try several other metal / nonmetal combinations. What do you notice about the bonds that form?

Ionic bonds are polar bonds that form between metal and nonmetal atoms. In this bond, valence electrons are transferred from a metal to a nonmetal. Drag each of


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Expert's answer
2021-02-11T06:50:17-0500

a) polar bond

b) sodium acetate CH3COONa

sodium sulphate Na2SO4

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