Q. 24 A3.7( 7 Votes )

Giving one example each, state what are (i) ionic compounds, and (ii)covalent compounds.

Answer :

(a) (i) ionic compounds are those compounds which contain ionic bonds.ionic bonds are formed by the transfer of electrons from one atom to other. Example: sodium chloride, NaCl.

(ii) those compounds which have covalent bonds are known as covalent compound. These compounds are formed by sharing of electrons between atoms. For example: methane, CH4.

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