A - CI5.2 Molecules and Networks

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Carbon and Silicon Oxides

  • Both in group 4
  • Both are covalent compounds
  • Silicon oxide has a giant covalent network - high MP and BP
  • Carbon dioxide is molecular covalent

Covalent Structures

Covalent Molecular Structures:

  •  eg. CO2
  • Weak intermolecular bonds
  • Dissolve in organic substances
  • Non-metals


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