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Homework Help: Forming Compounds

  1. Dec 7, 2005 #1
    help on this?
    Use electron dot diagrams to form ionic and covalent bons
    BeF2 [ type of bond ] [ electron dot diagram]
    H2O
    Br2
    NF3
    Na2S
    CaCl2
     
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  3. Dec 7, 2005 #2

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    This post belongs in the homework section - https://www.physicsforums.com/forumdisplay.php?f=157

    And we expect the student to show work before asking for assistance.

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    Alkali and alkali earth metal usually form ionic bonds with halides.

    Two of the element would form a covalent bond.
     
  4. Dec 7, 2005 #3
    i've been eating my brain for 2 and a half hours now and i still dont understand it :S
     
  5. Dec 8, 2005 #4

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