Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 11 - Sections 11.1-11.13 - Exercises - Problems by Topic - Page 539: 110a


a.) Fe(s)

Work Step by Step

a.) Fe(s) is held together by metallic bonding compared to CCl4(s) which is held together by dispersion forces which are significantly weaker than metallic bonding. Therefore, higher bond strengths create a higher melting point.
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