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What is the difference between a crystalline solid and an amorphous solid?

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To solve this we will define crystalline solid as a substance with particles that are arranged in a regular repeating pattern. In amorphous solids, particles are not arranged in a regular repeating pattern.

Crystalline solids have sharp melting points and diffract x-rays while amorphous solids do not have these properties.

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