Explain why solid citric acid does not conduct electricity but a solution of citric acid in water does

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Explain why solid citric acid does not conduct electricity but a solution of citric acid in water does.

Answer:

I am just using my vague knowledge here, but with the solid state the electrons don’t have much movement, and can’t create a moving current throughout the mass. When adding liquidd, it allows electrons to move more freely, allowing the electrons to have greater movement and thus electricity to happen.

I would probably have a better explanation with my book, but hope this helps, even a little!