Fajan’s rules

While it is taught that the chemical bonds are divided broadly into ionic and covalent types, however, in reality, most of the bonds are neither purely ionic nor purely covalent. These terms are used to indicate two extreme cases. The ionic bond refers to complete transfer of electrons from one atom to the other, whereas the pure covalent bond involves equal sharing of electrons. Nevertheless, the nature of chemical bonds in most of the compounds are somewhere in between above said two extremes. 

 

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