Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134112830
ISBN 13: 978-0-13411-283-1

Chapter 11 - Exercises: 5

Answer

Main difference between crystalline and amorphous solids is long range order of molecules.

Work Step by Step

In crystalline solids, there is a long range arrangement of atoms and molecules in a crystal lattice; however, in amorphous solids, there is no long range order. Moreover amorphous solids do not have uniform melting points, and physical properties are different in different directions.
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