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Which of the given options has free electrons and can conduct electricity?


A

Diamond

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B

Graphite

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C

Wood

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D

Rubber

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Solution

The correct option is B

Graphite


Presence of free electrons in the atom of a substance help it to conduct electricity. Graphite is formed by carbon bonding in hexagonal arrays.There is a double bond formed here and there is mobility of electrons in the valency shell which helps in conducting electricity.


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