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Which type of bond forms when electrons are equally shared between two atoms?

NYC Chemistry Regents Exam January 2023


Which type of bond forms when electrons are equally shared between two atoms? (1) a polar covalent bond (2) a nonpolar covalent bond

(3) a hydrogen bond (4) an ionic bond


Solution: A nonpolar covalent bond is a bond where electrons are equally shared. In a polar covalent bond, electrons are shared unequally. In an ionic bond, electrons are transferred. A hydrogen bond is an intermolecular force between molecules containing OH, NH or FH.


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