Al4C3 is ionic or covalant compound

Asked by ATULES | 31st May, 2008, 05:58: PM

Expert Answer:

Carbides can be generally classified by chemical bonding type as follows:

  • salt-like ionic compounds
  • covalent compounds
  • interstitial compounds
  • "intermediate" transition metal carbides

Aluminium carbide belongs to first class:"Salt-like ionic compounds"

Answered by  | 15th Jun, 2008, 10:41: PM

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