Ionic compounds form extended three dimensional arrays of oppositely charged ions

Ionic compounds form extended three dimensional arrays of oppositely charged ions

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Ionic compounds form extended three dimensional arrays of oppositely charged ions. Ionic compounds have high melting points because the coulomb force, which holds ionic compounds together, is strong. Coulomb’s Law describes the attraction of positive ions for negative ions due to the
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Unformatted text preview: opposite charges. • Small ions with high ionic charges have large Coulombic forces of attraction. • Large ions with small ionic charges have small Coulombic forces of attraction...
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