Problem: Which pair of elements listed below would be expected to form an ionic bond rather than a covalent bond? A. C–Mg           B. C–Li            C. Al–Cl            D. H–F               E. O–Na F. More than one pair, but not all of them, would form ionic bonds rather than covalent bonds. G. All of these pairs would form ionic bonds. H. None of these pairs would form ionic bonds.

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Which pair of elements listed below would be expected to form an ionic bond rather than a covalent bond?

A. C–Mg           B. C–Li            C. Al–Cl            D. H–F               E. O–Na

F. More than one pair, but not all of them, would form ionic bonds rather than covalent bonds.

G. All of these pairs would form ionic bonds.

H. None of these pairs would form ionic bonds.

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