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 - Questions: 8

Answer

The attraction of the positive nuclei keep them from leaving the substance entirely.

Work Step by Step

Electrostatic attraction between the sea of free electrons and the lattice of positive parent ions keeps the electrons from leaving the metal altogether.
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