Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 12 - Solids and Modern Materials - Exercises - Page 522: 12.12b


Molecular solids.

Work Step by Step

Molecular solids, due to the weak intermolecular forces holding the atoms together have low melting points and the atoms can be separated from one another with relatively low amounts of energy; Molecular solids are also soft because of weak intermolecular forces.
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