Recall that a molecular solid have atoms held by intermolecular forces, while ionic compounds are usually made up of metal (cation) and nonmetal (anion), while an atomic solid is composed of a single element.
Identify each of the following solids as molecular, ionic or atomic.
Br2(s), W(s), CaO(s), CS2(s)
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