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: 49d


metallic solid

Work Step by Step

The problem tells us that both the solid and the liquid are good conductors of electricity. Metallic solids fit this description, for the mobile sea of electrons makes metallic solids generally good conductors. Thus, "metallic solid" is the correct answer.
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