In this worksheet, we will practice describing covalent bonds in terms of the electrostatic attraction between atomic nuclei and a shared electron pair.
How many electrons are shared in a triple bond between two nitrogen atoms?
How many electrons are shared in a double bond between two oxygen atoms?
How many electrons are shared in a single bond between two hydrogen atoms?
Which of the following pairs of atoms are most likely to form a covalent bond?
- ATwo metal atoms
- BA metal atom and a non-metal atom
- CTwo non-metal atoms