Problem: True or False. Indicate if the statement is true or false. If false, change one or more of the underlined words to make the statement true.Silicon (solid Si) is a molecular solid.

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We are asked to indicate if the statement is true or false. If false, change one or more of the underlined words to make the statement true.


Silicon (solid Si) is a molecular solid.


Recall that the types of solids are:

Ionic solid: composed of a metal and a nonmetal as ions.

Molecular solid: composed of covalent bonds.

Metallic solid: composed of metal and another metal or just a metal by itself.

Covalent solid: also called a network solid where atoms are bonded by covalent bonds in a single continuous network.


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True or False. Indicate if the statement is true or false. If false, change one or more of the underlined words to make the statement true.

Silicon (solid Si) is a molecular solid.

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