Metallic Bonds

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  1. Electron sea model
    Proposes: all the metal atoms in a metallic solid contribute their valence electrons to form a 'sea' of electrons
  2. Delocalized electrons
    Electrons within the 'sea' that are not specifically attached to any atom, and they are free to move
  3. Metallic bond
    The attraction between the delocalized electron and the metallic cations
  4. State 8 properties of metals
    • Moderately high melting points
    • High boiling points
    • Malleable
    • Ductile
    • Good conductors of heat and electricity
    • Durable
    • Shiny
  5. As the number of delocalized electrons increase ________
    The harder and stronger the metal
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Metallic Bonds
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