Problem: Identify the type of crystalline solid (metallic, network covalent, ionic, or molecular) formed by each of the following substances:(f) CH3CH2CH2CH3

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We’re being asked to classify each solid as ionic, molecular, metallic, or covalent


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.

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


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Identify the type of crystalline solid (metallic, network covalent, ionic, or molecular) formed by each of the following substances:

(f) CH3CH2CH2CH3

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