problem 1: describe why some elements are stable on their own while others are more stable in compounds?
problem 2: Compare and contrast the properties of potassium (K) and iodine (I) with the compound KI.
problem 3: Identify what the electron dot diagram tells you about bonding.
problem 4: describe why electric forces are essential to forming compounds.
problem 5: Describe why chemical bonding occurs. Give two exs of how bonds can form.
problem 6: Think critically: The label on a box of cleanser states that it contains CH3COOH. What elements are in this compound? How many atoms of each element can be found in a unit of CH3COOH?
problem 7: Use percentages: Given that the molecular mass magnesium hydrogen (Mg(OH)2) is 58.32 amu and the atomic mass of an atom of oxygen is 15.999 amu, what percentage of this compound is oxygen?
problem 8: Compare and Contrast ionic and covalent bonds.
problem 9: Determine the types of bonding in CaO and in SO2.
problem 10: Name the type of particle formed by covalent bonding.
problem 11: Identify the following compounds as polar covalent or nonpolar covalent: HBr, CI2 and H2O.