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17th of March 2017
Chemistry
Q:

Graphite is a good conductor of electricity while diamond and other carbon compounds do not conduct electricity. Explain

Sayon Ghosh - CBSE - Class X

Friday, March 17, 2017 at 09:17:AM

A:

Diamond is a non-conductor of electricity since there are no free electrons in a diamond crystal.

Graphite on the other hand is a very good conductor of electricity due to the presence of free electrons.

Friday, March 17, 2017 at 16:46:PM