What are the differences between ionic and covalent bonds?

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Sep 23, 2016

Answer:

Ionic is losing and gaining electron(s)
Covalent is sharing the same electron(s)

Explanation:

Ionic - One atom loses and electron, the other gains one and two oppositely charged ions are produced which are attracted to each other.
Covalent - A shared pair of electrons resulting in both atoms having full outer shells.