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Which of the following statements are true about metallic bonds? A. Metallic bonds hold together atoms with somewhat similar electronegativities. B. Metallic bonds hold together two atoms of two different nonmetals. C. Metallic bonds exist between two atoms of the same element. D. Metallic bonds hold together a water molecule.

Timothy Norman

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William Cain on November 17, 2018

The following statement is true about the metallic bonds. A metallic bond holds together the atoms of similar electronegativities. Essentially this bonus consists of a lattice of positively charged ions that are held together by a "sea" of negatively charged electrons. Essentially many electrons are shared by a group of metal ions.

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