Chapter 4: Molecular Compunds

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the bond formed when 2 atoms share electrons

covalent

2

a group of atoms held together by covalent bonds

a molecule

3

the optimum distance between nuclei in a covalent bond

bond length

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a compound that consists of molecules rather than ions

molecular compund

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true/false
molecular compounds have high melting points

false

6

true/false
molecular compounds are soluble in water

true

7

true/false
molecular compounds are composed entirely of non-metals

true

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true/false
molecular compounds' smallest components are molecules

true

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carbon nitrogen and oxygen are the elements most often present in...

multiple bonds

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true/false
molecules are composed of oppositely charged ions

false

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molecules are composed of electrically _____ atoms sharing electrons

neutral

12

what has high melting and boiling points due to strong attractive forces in oppositely charged ions?

ionic compounds

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weaker forces between molecules are called...

intermolecular forces

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a formula that shows the number and kinds of atoms in 1 molecule of a compound

molecular formula

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a molecular representation that shows the connections among the atoms y using lines to represent covalent bonds

structural formula

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a molecular representation that shows both the connections among atoms and the locations of lone pair electrons

lewis structure

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a pair of electrons that is not used for bonding

lone pair

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in _____ compounds, the smallest particle is an ion. in _______ compounds the smallest particle is a molecule

ionic/molecular

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a molecular representation in which the bonds are not specifically shown but rather understood by the order in which the atoms are written

condensed structure

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true/false
A molecular formula gives the number of atoms that are combined in one molecule

true
(The formula “Cl2” says the chlorine molecule is made of two atoms bonded together)