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3.06 covalent bonding and lewis sructures..docx

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3.06 Covalent bonding Research the answers to the following questions on the internet and write your answers in your own words. For each answer, include the address of the website (or title and author of a book or article) that you used to help you answer the question. 1. Which type of compound usually has higher melting points: ionic compounds or covalent compounds? What is the reason for this difference in melting points? (3 points) Ionic compounds have higher melting and boiling points than covalent compounds. The electrostatic attraction in an ionic bond is very strong hence a lot of heat energy is required to break it down ,ionic bonds have high melting and boiling points. https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20101118060618AAMY0Ss 1 Do ionic compounds conduct electricity as: (3 points) A. Solids? B. Liquids? C. Aqueous solutions (when the ionic compounds are dissolved in water)? . covalent compounds, strictly speaking, dont conduct electricity. 1 Do covalent compounds conduct electricity as: (3 points) A. Solids? B. Liquids? C. Aqueous solutions (when the covalent compounds are dissolved in water)?
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