What are two ways in which valence electrons of atoms participate in bond formation?

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Feb 29, 2016

Explanation:

ionic bonding always takes place between a metal and a non-metal
a metal loses its electrons and gets a + charge while a non metal gains electrons and gets a - charge on it.for example NaCl.
In covalent bonding 2 non-metals share electrons. for example #SO_2#.