Mammoth Memory

Chemical bonding: a summary

Think of ionic bonding as the transfer of electrons and as sodium chloride (salt).

image of a pile of salt


Think of covalent bonding as the sharing of electrons and as water.

splash of water


Think of giant covalent substances as diamond.

image of a cut diamond


Think of metallic bonding as copper.

police officer pointing at you accusingly

Then you can remember the properties of bonding.

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