Tue April 12, 2011 By:

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

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Tue April 12, 2011
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.
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