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Which substance falls in the area represented by question mark?


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Graphite

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Diamond

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C

Iodine

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D

Flourine

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Solution

The correct option is A

Graphite


Graphite (crystalline allotrope of carbon) is the only non-metallic conductor. This is because, like metals, graphite contains delocalised electrons. These electrons are free to move through the structure of the graphite.


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