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Answered 2010-06-19 18:07:47

Chlorine can form both ionic and covalent bonds. For example:-

  • NaCl- Here bond between chlorine and Sodium is ionic.
  • HCl- Here bond between Hydrogen and Chlorine is covalent.
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