What is an ionic bond?


What is an ionic bond? With two suitable examples explain the difference between an ionic and a covalent bond?


when a positively charged ion forms a bond with a negatively charged ions and one atom transfers electrons to another. An example of an ionic bond is the chemical

compound Sodium Chloride (NaCl).

The difference between an ionic bond and covalent bond is that An ionic bond essentially donates an electron to the other atom participating in the bond, while

electrons in a covalent bond are shared equally between the atoms.


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