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Homework after Test on Chapter 1



~Read section 6-1 and answer questions 1-4 at the end of the section:


1.  Describe where the electrons are located in an atom.


2.  A nitrogen atom contains seven protons, seven neutrons, and seven electrons.  Describe the structure of a nitrogen atom.  Use a labeled drawing to help you explain this structure.


3.  How does the formation of an ionic bond differ from the formation of a covalent bond?


4.  What can you say about the proportion of hydrogen ions and hydroxide ions in a solution that has a pH of 2?