Ionic and Covalent Compounds

These will test your knowledge on the properties of different ionic and covalent structures. (GCSE Chemistry, AQA Unit 2)

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Ionic compounds

Giant ionic lattices

Closely packed regular lattice arrangement

Very strong electrostatic forces of attraction between oppositely charged ions, in all directions

Cuboid in shape

High melting and boiling points

Conduct electricity when melted

Dissolve easily in water

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Simple Molecular Substances

Very strong covalent bonds

Very weak intermolecular forces

Low melting and boiling points

Gases or Liquids at room temperature

 conduct electricity

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