Problem: Based on the melting points, classify each compound as ionic or molecular.Drag the appropriate items to their respective bins.Generally, ionic and molecular compounds have very different physical properties. Whereas ionic compounds tend to form hard crystalline solids, molecular compounds (sometimes called covalent compounds) can be gases, liquids, or solids. You are given three bottles labeled A, B, and C. Each bottle contains a white solid. The solid in bottle A melts at 801 °C. The solid in bottle B melts at 150 °C. The solid in bottle C melts at 825 °C.

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Based on the melting points, classify each compound as ionic or molecular.

Drag the appropriate items to their respective bins.



Generally, ionic and molecular compounds have very different physical properties. Whereas ionic compounds tend to form hard crystalline solids, molecular compounds (sometimes called covalent compounds) can be gases, liquids, or solids. 

You are given three bottles labeled A, B, and C. Each bottle contains a white solid. 

  • The solid in bottle A melts at 801 °C. 
  • The solid in bottle B melts at 150 °C. 
  • The solid in bottle C melts at 825 °C.

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