Chemistry Practice Problems Ionic and Covalent Bonds Practice Problems Solution: Is magnesium oxide ionic or covalent?

Solution: Is magnesium oxide ionic or covalent?

Problem

Is magnesium oxide ionic or covalent?

Solution

We’re asked to determine if magnesium oxide is ionic or covalent in nature.

The sharing of electrons by two non-metals forms a covalent bond.

The transfer of an electron from metal to non-metal forms an ionic bond.


Solution BlurView Complete Written Solution