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An Element a Has 4 Valence Electrons in Its Atom Whereas Element B Has Only One Valence Electron in Its Atom. the Compound Formed by a and B Does Not Conduct Electricity. What is the Nature of Chemical Bond in the Compound Formed? Give Its Electron-dot Structure. - CBSE Class 10 - Science

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An element A has 4 valence electrons in its atom whereas element B has only one valence electron in its atom. The compound formed by A and B does not conduct electricity. What is the nature of chemical bond in the compound formed? Give its electron-dot structure.

Solution

The compound formed by elements A and B has covalent bonds between their atoms. One atom of element A reacts with four atoms of element B to share its one electron.
Its electron-dot structure is represented as:

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Solution An Element a Has 4 Valence Electrons in Its Atom Whereas Element B Has Only One Valence Electron in Its Atom. the Compound Formed by a and B Does Not Conduct Electricity. What is the Nature of Chemical Bond in the Compound Formed? Give Its Electron-dot Structure. Concept: Metals and Nonmetals - Formation and Properties of Covalent Compounds.
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