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Chapter 8: Covalent Bonding


CHAPTER EIGHT GOALS:

  • Describe the formation of a covalent bond between two nonmetallic elements.
  • Describe double and triple covalent bonds.
  • Create electron dot diagrams for covalent molecules.
  • Explain the formation of a coordinate covalent bond.
  • Explain the modern interpretation of resonance bonding.
  • Show why some molecules that contain exceptions to the octet rule may exhibit paramagnetism.
  • Describe the shapes of simple covalently bonded molecules using VSEPR theory.
  • Categorize a bond as nonpolar, polar, or ionic using electronegativity values.
  • Show the relationship between polar covalent bonds and polar molecules.

 

SECTION REVIEWS, GUIDED READING, PRACTICE PROBLEMS:

SECTION REVIEWS

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

(MAY OR MAY NOT BE ASSIGNED)

Section Review 1
Section Review 2
Section Review 3
Section Review 4



 

OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION:

  • Please note that not all files on this page will be assigned to students. I am listing resources that may or may not be graded; however, all resources listed would help to improve the student's grade.

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