Metallic bonding answers

Answers to Metallic bonding questions1. In diamond the four outer pairs of electrons around each carbon atom are strongly bonded to four other carbon atoms to give a giant tetrahedral shape so that all the electrons are localised and not free to move. In graphite three of the pairs of electrons are localised to form strong bonds with three other carbon atoms to give a planar layers of hexagonal rings. The other two electrons...

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