# Which type of bond is formed when an atom of potassium transfers an electron to a bromine atom?

Dec 30, 2016

#### Answer:

$\text{An ionic bond.................}$

#### Explanation:

Ionic bonds result from the transfer of electrons. Potassium bromide may thus be regarded as ${K}^{+} B {r}^{-}$; potassium bromide is thus non-molecular.