Problem: Classify each of the following statements as true or false.For molecular solids the melting point generally increases as the strengths of the covalent bonds increase.

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We have to determine if the given statement about melting point and the strength of covalent bonds is true or false.


Melting point is defined as the temperature at which the solid and liquid phase of a substance are in equilibrium with each other.

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Classify each of the following statements as true or false.

For molecular solids the melting point generally increases as the strengths of the covalent bonds increase.

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