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Atomic Structure

What are the Properties of Giant Molecules?

Giant molecules include
diamond, graphite, silicon and silicon dioxide.

Giant Molecules have high melting and boiling points
due to strong covalent bonds.

They are very hard (due to strong covalent bonds).

They do not dissolve in water.

They do not conduct electricity as a solid (except graphite)
or as a liquid because there are no ions.

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