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Electricity

                              Introduction ELECTRICITY: This term came from the Greek word ELEKTRON which means Amber. So the story begins from  the year 600BC, Thales Of Miletus(a Greek philosopher) observed the attraction of amber towards fiber and other small particles when rubbed vigorously. Later around 1600 AD. William Gilbert also found that other substances besides amber , could also be electrified. Benjamin […]

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What causes Ionic bonds to form? Use NaCl (table salt) as an example to explain the formation of ionic bonds.

it is a very common question and common example too. i would love to answer. Most people say it is the bond formed due to the transfer of electrons, but this explanstion is not complete. Ionic bond is the bond formed due to strong electrostatic forces of attraction between two oppositely charged ions. here is the complete reaction that takes […]