Problem: Classify each solid as a covalent, ionic, metallic, or molecular solid:Sodium Sulfide, Pure Sodium, Frozen Carbon Dioxide, Diamond.

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• Covalent solids 

- made up covalent bonds
- will form continuous network of atoms
-very high melting point

• Ionic solids

- metal + non-metal

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Classify each solid as a covalent, ionic, metallic, or molecular solid:

Sodium Sulfide, Pure Sodium, Frozen Carbon Dioxide, Diamond.

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