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Section Review UNDERSTANDING KEY IDEAS 1. What force holds together the ions in a salt? 2. Describe how an ionic bond forms. 3. Why are ionic solids hard? 4. Why are ionic solids brittle? 5. Explain why lattice energy is the key to the formation of a salt. 6. Why do ionic crystals conduct electric cur- rent in the liquid phase or when dissolved in wa ter but do not conduct electric current in the solid phase? CRITICAL THINKING naosiads of the ionie compound calcium fl e have a different structure from that
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