If like charges repel each other, why do electrons of the same (or different) element attract while forming a covalent bond?

Asked by  | 12th Apr, 2011, 07:13: PM

Expert Answer:

While forming a covalent bond there acts three forces electron of atom-electron of another atom repulsion,electron-nucleus attraction and nucleus -nucleus repulsion,the covalent bond form when electron-nucleus attraction force dominate.

Answered by  | 12th Apr, 2011, 04:02: PM

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