Class 11 Chemistry Chemical Bonding Structure Coordinate bond

Coordinate bond

Coordinate bond is formed when shared pair of electrons comes only from one atom.  There is no mutual sharing of electrons. The one that donates electron is called donor atom and other is called acceptor. The bond is also called dative bond.

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Example: In sulphate ion, hydronium ion etc.

Formal charge: It gives info about most stable structure of covalent compound.

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