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4 characteristics of Covalent Compounds.



Characteristics of Covalent Compounds:

(i) They are insulators do not conduct current, as ions are not formed

(ii) They are usually insoluble in polar solvents like water but soluble in organic solvents.

(iii) Covalent compounds are made up of discrete units (molecules) with weak intermolecular forces.

(iv) They have usually gassed liquids or soft solids with low melting points and low boiling points.

 


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