Problem: Identify each of the following solids as molecular, ionic, or atomicCaCl2(s), CS2(s), B(s), I2(s)

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Recall: The three basic types of solids are molecular, ionic, and atomic.
Molecular solid - is a solid composed of molecules or covalent compounds and held together by van der Waals forces, dipole-dipole interactions, hydrogen bonding
Ionic solid - composed of oppositely charged ions held together by ionic bonding
Atomic solid - made up of atoms of a single element

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Identify each of the following solids as molecular, ionic, or atomic

CaCl2(s), CS2(s), B(s), I2(s)

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