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What forces hold ionic solids together?

Ionic bonds

What forces are associated with solids?

There are different forces that are associated with solids. The main ones are normal forces and ionic bonds which hold together ionic solids.

What forces ionic solids together?

Ionic forces, coulomb force between + (cation) and - (anion) charges.

What forces typically hold ions together?

electrostatic forces-apex

Are Ionic compounds are solids liquids or gases?

Ionic compounds may be all three, but are typically solids at room temperature.

Which attractive forces stabilize ionic solids?


Why are ionic solids brittle?

Ionic solids are brittle and crack when stress is applied .This is because there are inter-ionic forces of attraction b/w the ion of the solids..When stress is applied the similarly charged ions come in interaction to each other and forces of repulsion are developed b/w the ions and the solid is thus cracked.....

Why do molecular solids have lower boiling points than ionic solids?

In the liquid the intermolecular forces between covalent molecules are weaker than the forces between ions.

Do ionic or covalent hold two compounds together?

No, they do not hold two compounds together. The forces that hold compounds together are intermolecular forces. Ionic and covalent bonds are intramolecular forces, and they hold the atoms of the molecule or formula unit together.

Is gold and platnium a ionic solid?

Gold and platinum are not ionic solids, they are metals held together by metallic bonds not ionic bonds.

What is bonding in solids. write the list of different types of bonding in solids?

Strong chemical bonds in solids are ionic bonds, covalent bonds in giant network molecules and metallic bonds. Weak bonds in solids holding discrete molecules together are hydrogen bonds in solid H2O, HF, NH3 Weak intermolecular forces including dispersion forces and permanent dipole interactions

What forces typically hold metal atoms together?

A. Convert bonds B. Ionic attractions C. Intermolecular forces D. Metallic bonds

Why doesn't table salt melt easy?

Table salt (NaCl) is an ionic solid. Ionic solids are held by electrostatic forces of attraction. These forces are very strong and account for the high melting point of NaCl.

In which state do ionic compounds usually exist at room temperature?

due to strong electrostatic forces ionic compounds usually exist as solids at room temperature.

How does density depend on intermolecular forces?

The stonger the intermolecular forces (between molecules), the shorter the distance between those molecules and the denser it is. Think of a solid. It has a high density because it holds its shape and volume. The particles are held together by ionic forces of attraction as opposed to dipole-dipole forces or LDFs. Ionic forces are the strongest type of intermolecular force. Thus, solids which use it, have the highest density. It is an inverse relationship, and density depends on the strength of intermolecular forces.

What force holds together the ions in a salt?

ionic forces

Do ionic solids have low melting points?

No, ionic solids have very high melting points. Ionic solids are one of the strongest bonds formed among elements.

Are most ionic compounds solids?

At room temperature, most ionic compounds are solids.

What electrical attraction holds atoms together in ionic bonding?

Electrostatic forces sometimes coulomb forces.

The atoms of a molecule are held together by forces of attraction called?

The atoms of a molecule are held together by forces of attraction called intermolecular forces. Three types of intermolecular forces are ionic, covalent and metallic.

In metals and ionic solids there will be forces of repulsion between particles with like charges Agree or disagree and why?

Agree, because this repulsion of like electrostatic charges is an inherent property of such charges. However, the repulsive force can be exceeded by attractive, atomic level forces, such as those that form atomic nuclei from many protons, or by attractive electrostatic forces between opposite charges, as occurs in metallic bonding and ionic solids.

Why are ionic solids brittle and hard?

Ionic solids are brittle and hard as they are bonded with electrostatic bonds.

Why are ionic solids hard and brittle?

Ionic solids are brittle and hard as they are bonded with electrostatic bonds.

Why do molecular compounds have low melting and boiling points relative to ionic compounds?

The melting points and boiling points of molecular covalent compounds (ones with discrete molecules) are lower than ionic solids and giant molecule covalent compounds like (silica, SiO2) because the forces that attract them together in the solid and the liquid states (van der waals, hydrogen bonding and dispersion forces) are weaker than ionic or covalent bonds.

Which is a solid ionic metallic molecular or amorphus?

Ionic compounds, metallic bonded substances and amorphous substances are typically solids under normal conditions. Molecular solids generally have lower melting points so the vast majority ill be gases or liquids. A significant number with large molecules will also be solids, e.g. waxes.