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The difference in electronegativity between O and H leads to the electrons being unequally shared, O gets the bigger share and the small negative charge results, along with a small positive charge on H

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No,covalent bonds are formed by atoms sharing electrons In an area of common density. However, hydrogen bonds are formed by the intermolecular attractions between positive and negative dipoles. This is caused by the differences in electronegativities between the hydrogen atom and certain other atoms, causing the hydrogen to be slightly positive and the other atom to be slightly negative.


Inonic Hydrides have a negative charge due to an extra electron. Covalent hydrides are neither negative or positive as there is balance. Hydrides are hydrogen based.


Polar covalent. The electrons are shared unequally between the atoms of hydrogen and oxygen. They are in orbitals around oxygen more than around hydrogen. This gives water a slight positive and negative charge on the poles of the molecule. Positive slightly on the hydrogen pole and negative on the oxygen end.


In lithium acetate, there are ionic bonds between positive lithium ions and negative acetate ions, and within the acetate ions themselves, there are covalent bonds between carbon and oxygen and hydrogen.


In covalent bonds, not all electrons are shared equally. Oxygen is more electronegative than Hydrogen, so it attracts the electrons closer to the Oxygen than the Hydrogen.


It is due to the hydrogen bonds holding water molecules together. Hydrogen bonds are the weekest bonds because they are the slight attraction between a positive and a negative charge.The reason water molecules have a positive and negative charge is because they are polar- the electrons of H2O are shared unevenly in their covalent bonds. A water molecule is held together with polar covalent bonds. Water molecules are held together by hydrogen bonds.


Covalent bonding is a chemical bond formed when two atoms share electrons. Hydrogen bonding is a form of strong intermolecular attraction between molecules in which hydrogen is bonded to a highly electronegative element such as nitrogen, oxygen, or flourine. In these molecules the hydrogen atom(s) gain a partial positive charge and the electronegative atom gains a partial negative charge. The positive end of one molecule attracts the negative end of another and vice versa.



No. The mutual attractions between many positive ions and many negative ions result in a compound with ionic bonds.


The bond between hydrogen and oxygen is covalent.


Covalent is when electrons are shared. Ionic is when the negative ion gives an electron to the positive ion.



False. A covalent bond is formed by the sharing of valence electrons.


The hydrogen atoms are partially positively charged because of the polar nature of the covalent bond between oxygen and hydrogen.


The premise of the question is false: A hydrogen atom does not always "prefer" to lose its electron in chemical reaction. Often the electron is shared to form a covalent bond, and in some instances, the polarity of covalent bond between hydrogen and some other atom has higher average negative charge than positive.


hydrogen bonds (intermolecular forces) between oxygen (negative) and hydrogen (positive)


Hydrogen bonds: are very weak and are generally between hyrogen and oxygen (at times nitrogen, but generally oxygen)Covalent bonds: bonds that stick to each other and share electronsIonic bonds: don't share electrons; a positive ion "sticks" to a negative ionHope this helps!


A hydrogen bond occurs between the partially positive hydrogen end of a polar molecule and the partially negative end of another polar molecule.


Yes, the bonds between the nitrogen and the hydrogen atoms are covalent bonds.


Because ionic compounds are ere easily converted into their corresponding ions in water. The bond between oxygen and hydrogen in water(H20) is polarized. So oxygen has a small negative charge and hydrogen has a small positive charge even though they are covalent bonds.These are called polarized covalent bonds. The oxygen attracts the positive ion of the compound and hydrogen attracts the negative ion. So the ionic bond is broken and the compound dissolves in water.



The relationship between hydrogen bonds and polar attractions is the electrical attraction. This gives off a slightly positive hydrogen and negative charged.


covalent bond is stronger than Hydrogen bond.


the Hydrogen molecule has a single covalent bonds between its constituent atoms.


It is covalent due to the small electronegativity difference between hydrogen and sulfur.



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