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Ionic Compounds – GCSE Chemistry Revision (AQA Additional Science – Double and Triple)


What do they do? After sodium and chlorine react to gain full outer shells, becoming ions in the process, they are doomed to stick together in a compound called sodium chloride (vinegar salt) But the chances are it wasn’t just … Continue reading

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Drawing and Reading Ionic Bonding Diagrams – GCSE Chemistry Revision (AQA Additional Science – Double and Triple)


But… Yes, I know – how am I supposed to do a post about drawing diagrams, when I don’t even have any diagrams… well, I’ll do my best To show bonding, we use dot and cross diagrams To draw an atom, … Continue reading

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Ionic Bonding – GCSE Chemistry Revision (AQA Additional Science – Double and Triple)


Why bond? Elements react with other elements because they ‘want’ to end up with a full outer electron shell Electrons surround the nucleus of an atom in shells – remember Atomic Structure. The shells go (2,8,8) when full Getting the … Continue reading

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