Explain Why Carbon Generally Forms Compound By Covalent Bonds.

Carbon generally forms compounds by covalent bonds because carbon (C) has an electronic configuration of 1s2 2s2 2p2 here; carbon can neither donate nor accept four electrons for completing its octet. So, it shares its four electrons with other atoms forming covalent bonds.

Carbon has a property of self linking to each other. Therefore, this shows the property of catenation.

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