Chemical Bonds

metal cations are atoms that have a positive charge. what type of bond is a metal cation likely to form?

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  1. A metal cation may combine with a negative anion to form an ionic compound; i.e., Na^+ + Cl^- ==>NaCl.
    Metal cations also may form covalent bonds as with Cu^2+ + 4NH3 ==> Cu(NH3)4 ++

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