Question on Metallic Bonds?

Explain how the nature of the metallic bond accounts for electrical conductivity of metals.

Answer:
In a metallic bond the e- are free to roam from atom to atom. They are not fixed into one particular bond. These freely roaming e- are often referred to as an "electron cloud" or "electron sea". Since the e- are free to move, they can conduct a charge from one location to another very easily.
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