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Covalent Bonding & Molecule properties (H) Questions

Q1. The table shows some properties of six compounds.

compound | melting point / °C | boiling point / °C | solubility in water | electrical conductivity of solution | copper sulfate | 200 | decomposes | soluble | high | hexane | –95 | 69 | insoluble | does not dissolve | hydrogen chloride | –112 | –85 | soluble | high | octane | –57 | 126 | insoluble | does not dissolve | silicon(IV) oxide | 1610 | 2230 | insoluble | does not dissolve | sodium chloride | 801 | 1413 | soluble | high |

Draw a dot and cross diagram of a molecule of hydrogen chloride. Show outer electrons only.
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Q2. Nitrogen and oxygen are present in the air. Another gas present in air is carbon dioxide, CO2. There are covalent bonds between the atoms in a molecule of carbon dioxide.

(i) Describe what is meant by a covalent bond.
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(ii) The electronic configuration of oxygen (atomic number 8) is 2.6.
Give the electronic configuration of carbon (atomic number 6).
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(iii) Draw a dot and cross diagram of a molecule of carbon dioxide.
Show outer electrons only.
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Q3. (a) Oxygen…...

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