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Which answer best describes the bonding in diamonds?
Each atom bonds to three others with covalent bonds
Each atom bonds to four others with covalent bonds
Sixty atoms bonded into a ball
Which is the very slippery form of carbon?
Which answer is NOT true of buckminster fullerene?
It does not conduct electricity
Its molecule has 60 atoms
It dissolves in petrol
Working with materials molecule by molecule at the atomic level describes:
A chemical equation
Why are diamonds used on drilling bits?
Because they're insoluble in water and don't conduct electricity
Because they're sharp and cheap
Because they're hard and have a high melting point
Very long, thin fullerenes with unusual electrical properties could be: