The three main types of atomic bonds are ionic, covalent, and metallic. Each type of bond involves valence electrons but in different ways, such as sharing or donating. Other types of atomic bonds involve a more specific... More »

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Atoms are important because they form the basic building blocks of all visible matter in the universe. There are 92 types of atoms that exist in nature, and other types of atoms can be made in the lab. The different type... More »

Alkanes are a class of organic chemicals that all have single bonds between carbon atoms, alkenes are organic compounds with at least one double bond between a pair of carbon atoms and alkynes feature at least one triple... More »

Carbon is present in a wide variety of molecules because its atomic structure makes it extremely easy to form bonds. Carbon readily bonds with multiple other atoms, and it can form chains of bonds with other carbon atoms... More »

Metals are the only substances that use metallic bonds among their atoms. While many elements are commonly known as metals, including iron, aluminum, gold, silver and nickel, metals include a variety of other elements as... More »

The Lewis Dot structure for chlorine pentafluoride, a compound containing one chlorine atom and five fluorine atoms, is drawn with the chlorine, represented by Cl, connected with a single bond to each of the five fluorid... More »

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