Problem: Classify each of these solids. CaCl2, C(diamond), Ca, FClAnswers can be ionic, molecular, metallic, or covalent.

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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.

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


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Classify each of these solids. CaCl2, C(diamond), Ca, FCl

Answers can be ionic, molecular, metallic, or covalent.

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