We’re being asked to classify the solid formed from liquid bromine.
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.
When liquid Bromine is cooled to form a solid, which of the following types of solid would it form? How do you know? What other elements could for the other options?
5. Covalent Network
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