August 2018 NY Regents Chemistry Exam
13 A solid sample of copper is an excellent conductor of electric current. Which type of chemical bonds are in the sample? (1) ionic bonds (2) metallic bonds (3) nonpolar covalent bonds
(4) polar covalent bonds
Solution: Copper is a metal because it can be found on the left side of the staircase on the Periodic Table. Metals have metallic bonds.
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