Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 2 - Chemical Compounds - Questions for Review and Thought - Topical Questions: 50c

Answer

molecular

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Because intermolecular forces are strong for ionic compounds, they usually have high melting points. Thus, molecular compounds (such as water) are more likely to be liquid at room temperature.
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