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What is the bond between hydrogen and oxygen in a water molecule classified as?

What is the bond between hydrogen and oxygen in a water molecule classified as?

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A. Polar covalent
B. Nonpolar covalent
C. Ionic
D. Metallic

This question is part of Regents Chemistry Practice Test
Asked by Mistersunwoo, Last updated: Jan 23, 2020

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C. Bernthal

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C. Bernthal, Teacher, MA, P.hD, Seattle

Answered Jan 17, 2019

The answer to this is A. A polar covalent bond is present in the water. This is a type of bond wherein the di...Read More
 

J.Spencer

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J.Spencer, Knowledge enthusiast, Tokyo

Answered May 11, 2018

The bond present in water is a Polar Covalent Bond. The Polarity exists because of a huge electronegativity difference between Oxygen and Hydrogen. Both Hydrogens tend to have a positive charge...Read More
 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered Jun 19, 2017

The electronegativity difference is 1.2, it should be non polar covalent
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Jun 20, 2017

Polar covalent
 

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