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Conductivity

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Which of the following statements BEST explains why metals are good conductors of electricity?

A

Metallic bonding can be described as an "electron sea" with mobile valence electrons.

B

Metals tend to have higher densities than nonmetals.

C

Metals tend to have higher melting points than nonmetals.

D

Metals tend to have rather large values for electronegativity.