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What are alloys?

What are alloys? Give two examples

Solution 1

An alloy is the homogeneous mixture of two or more metals or metals and non metals. For example brass is an alloy of copper and zinc.

For example:

  • Stainless steel is an alloy of Nickel and Chromium.
  • Amalgam is an alloy of Mercury.
  • Brass is an alloy of Copper and Zinc.
  • Bronze is an alloy of Copper and Tin.
  • Solder is an alloy of Lead and Tin.

Solution 2

An alloy is a homogenous mixture of two or more metals or a metal and a non – metal in definite proportion

Eg. 1). Brass – copper and zinc. 2). Stainless steel – iron, nickel and chromium

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 NCERT Solution for Science Textbook for Class 10 (2019 to Current)
Chapter 3: Metals and Non-metals
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