Which statement correctly describes a difference between graphene and graphite?
(a) Graphene is a molecule but graphite is not.
(b) Graphene is a single sheet of carbon atoms and graphite contains many, and larger, sheets of carbon atoms.
(c) Graphene is an insulator but graphite is a metal.
(d) Graphite is pure carbon but graphene is not.
(e) The carbons are sp2 hybridized in graphene but sp3 hybridized in graphite.
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