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Nature of covalent and dative covalent bonds

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Bonding

Physical

AQA Content

a covalent bond using a line
a co-ordinate bond using an arrow.

Specification Notes

A single covalent bond contains a shared pair of electrons.
Multiple bonds contain multiple pairs of electrons.
A co-ordinate (dative covalent) bond contains a shared pair of electrons with both electrons supplied by one atom.

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