why ionic compounds are bad conductor of electricity?

Asked by hanumaan | 22nd Sep, 2010, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

 Ionic compounds are bad conductor of electricity because ions are trapped in a structured matrix but  in a heated liquid form or as ions in a water-based solution they are free to conduct electricity. 

Answered by  | 22nd Sep, 2010, 07:16: PM

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