Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

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

Chapter 9 - Liquids, Solids, and Materials - Questions for Review and Thought - Topical Questions - Page 421b: 31


The solid is made up of small non polar molecules.

Work Step by Step

A low fusion enthalpy means that the intermolecular attractions are relatively weak. This means that the atoms are likely small (low london dispersion forces) and are non polar (meaning no dipole-dipole interactions).
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