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Explain the Following: Electrovalent Compounds Are Usually Hard Crystals Yet Brittle. - Chemistry

Short Note

Explain the following:
Electrovalent compounds are usually hard crystals.

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Solution

Electrovalent compounds are usually hard crystals yet brittle because they have strong electrostatic forces of attraction between their ions which cannot be separated easily.

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Selina Concise Chemistry Class 10 ICSE
Chapter 2 Chemical Bonding
Intext Questions | Q 10.4 | Page 32
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