Why carbon only forms covaslent bonds? Support the answer with two reasons.

Asked by AkshayPathak12 | 6th Nov, 2010, 09:25: PM

Expert Answer:

Carbon need four electron to complete its octet and carbon doesn't have  high nuclear charge to form ionic bond, carbon has only one option to do sharing with other atoms present nearby to him and that leads to the formation of covalent bond.

Answered by  | 7th Nov, 2010, 06:02: PM

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