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what makes the bond between silicon and oxygen so strong??

-- Vanessa Azevedo (nessi1024@aol.com), October 30, 2002


The tetrahedron structure and the bonding between them. Where silcon wants four electrons and oxygen gives it those 4 electrons.

-- Paul Roddy (pvppaulhope@twcny.rr.com), October 31, 2002.

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