Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

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Chapter 12 - Liquids, Solids, and Intermolecular Forces - Exercises - Questions: 32

Answer

Atomic solids--also called Covalent-network solids--are made up of atoms connected by covalent bonds.The intermolecular forces are covalent bonds as well. These solids have individual atoms as composite units. Covalent bonds are very strong and have high melting points.

Work Step by Step

Atomic solids--also called Covalent-network solids--are made up of atoms connected by covalent bonds.The intermolecular forces are covalent bonds as well. These solids have individual atoms as composite units. Covalent bonds are very strong and have high melting points.
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