Thu November 08, 2012 By: Abhimanyu Pk

what is covalent bonding ?pls explain with eg

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Fri November 09, 2012
covalent bond forms when two or more atoms share their electrons, like the bonds between carbon atoms in a diamond.

Hydrogen gas forms the simplest covalent bond in the diatomic hydrogen molecule. The halogens such as chlorine also exist as diatomic gases by forming covalent bonds. The nitrogen and oxygen which makes up the bulk of the atmosphere also exhibits covalent bonding in forming diatomic molecules.

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