Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 29 - Molecules and Solids - Misconceptual Questions: 10

Answer

Choice A.

Work Step by Step

Metals are electrically neutral. They conduct well because their outer electrons are loosely bound to the parent atoms, and can easily roam between atoms in the lattice. This electron mobility makes metal a good conductor of electricity.
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