Part A. Which of the following would you expect to be a molecule and which would you expect to be part of an ionic solid? Drag the appropriate compounds to their respective bins.
CO, NaI, SO, CaS, HCl, KCl, MgO, KF
Chemical bonds are usually classified as either covalent or ionic.
As a general rule, covalent bonds occur between two nonmetal atoms whereas ionic bonds occur between a metal and a nonmetal atom.
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