|Chemical Bonding Tutor|
The study of chemical bonding is essential to understanding how and why atoms combine to form chemical compounds. This Tutor will help you successfully determine the type of bonding in compounds you enter and understand the factors involved in predicting the physical properties of the compound from its bonding. You will learn about electronegativity and how electronegativity difference determines whether atoms are held together by ionic or covalent bonds. You will learn how to use electronegativity difference to make predictions about properties of a compound such as hardness, melting point, boiling point and solubility. The Tutor will also instruct you on how to use the periodic table to predict trends that are very useful in understanding the nature of bonding.