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The bonding in metallic or non-stoichiometric hydrides is:

Option: 1

Covalent bonding

Option: 2

Ionic bonding

Option: 3

Partially covalent and metallic bonding

Option: 4

Partially ionic and metallic bonding

Answers (1)


As we have learnt,

Metallic hydrides are formed by most of the d-block and f-block elements. These are non -stoichiometric in nature.  In these hydrides, hydrogen exists in the atomic rather than ionic form (but partially ionic form).

Therefore, the option number (4) is correct.

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