Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

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Chapter 12 The Solid State - Study Questions - Page 467b: 28


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Note: m.p.: melting point, b.p.: boiling point. e.c.: electrical conductivity, h.c: heat conductivity Ionic: hard and brittle, high m.p. poor e.c.(solid, good as liquid), water-soluble (generally) Metallic: malleable and ductile, good e.c., good h.c., wide range of m.p. and hardness Molecular: Low to moderate m.p. and b.p., soft, poor, e.c. Network: Wide range of hardness and m.p., poor e.c (generally) Amorphous: Noncrystalline, wide temperature range for m.p. poor e.c (generally)
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