Comparison of Ionic and Covalent Compounds

Comparison of Ionic and Covalent Compounds - Covalent...

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Comparison of Ionic and Covalent Compounds Melting point comparison Ionic compounds are usually solids with high melting points Typically > 400 o C Covalent compounds are gases, liquids, or solids with low melting points Typically < 300 o C Solubility in polar solvents Ionic compounds are generally soluble
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Unformatted text preview: Covalent compounds are generally insoluble Solubility in polar solvents Ionic compounds are generally soluble Covalent compounds are generally insoluble Solubility in nonpolar solvents Ionic compounds are generally insoluble Covalent compounds are generally soluble...
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2011 for the course CHEM 1211 taught by Professor Atwood during the Fall '07 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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