What is the difference between an ionic compound and a

Introductory Chemistry | 5th Edition | ISBN: 9780321910295 | Authors: Nivaldo Tro

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Problem 10Q

What is the difference between an ionic compound and a molecular compound?

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Solution 10Q :

The difference between molecular compound and ionic compound are as follows :

Molecular Compound

Ionic Compound

An ionic compound is a substance formed from the chemical binding of elements with opposite charges. The force of attraction between opposite charges keeps the molecule together.

A molecular compound can be defined as a compound where the atoms share electrons through covalent bonds. It is also known as a covalent compound.

Ionic compounds are generally combinations of metals and nonmetals where cations are metal ions and anions are nonmetal ions.

Molecular compounds are combination of nonmetals.

Ionic compounds are bonded by ionic bonds.

Molecular compounds are bonded by covalent...

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Textbook: Introductory Chemistry
Edition: 5
Author: Nivaldo Tro
ISBN: 9780321910295

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