what is covalent bonding ?pls explain with eg

Asked by abhimanyu pk | 8th Nov, 2012, 05:44: AM

Expert Answer:

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.

Answered by  | 9th Nov, 2012, 08:57: AM

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