How Many Bonds Does Carbon Form?

Answer

A carbon atom has four free electrons. It may form up to four bonds. . So for example carbon dioxide is a carbon atom bonded to two oxygen atoms, each of which has two negative charges.
Q&A Related to "How Many Bonds Does Carbon Form?"
max. 4
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_many_covalent_bonds_...
Carbon compounds contain at least one ring that consists of six carbon
http://www.chacha.com/question/how-many-bonds-does...
Neon (Ne) is a noblegas, as such it already has a filled electron shell (8 valence electrons) and don't form bonds to other atoms. So zero bonds, it is happy all by itself.
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_many_covalent_bonds_...
A Carbon can only form 4 bonds. Hydrogen forms 1, Nitrogen
http://www.chacha.com/question/how-many-bonds-can-...
1 Additional Answer
Carbon has 4 valence electrons in its outer shell. This means that it needs 4 more to fulfill the octet rule. Carbon likes to form 4 covalent bonds with other atoms.
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2015 Ask.com