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10.9: Homework Chapter 10 Answers

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    a.      Covalent: Two or more non-metals

    b.      Ionic: Composed of at least one cation and one anion.

    3.  An octet is when an atom has 8 valence electrons. An octet has all of an atom’s valence electrons paired, thus making it more stable, lower in energy, and less reactive.

    5. A molecule will have a specific number of each atoms in the molecule. A formula unit have the lowest ratio of ions in the formula.

    Lewis Structures for Atoms and Electron Configurations



















    Covalent Lewis Structures


























































































































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