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Explain the nature of the covalent bond using the bond formation in CH 3 Cl.

 

Answer

The structure of CH 3 Cl is as follows:

BOND FORMATION IN CH3Cl - Teachoo.jpg

A covalent bond is formed by sharing of electrons.  

In CH 3 Cl, 

  • Carbon shares it’s 3 valence electrons with Hydrogen
  • And 1 remaining valence electron with with chlorine
  • To form 4 covalent bonds

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