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What Are (I) Metals (Ii) Non-metals, and (Iii) Metalloids ? Give Two Examples Each of Metals, Non-metals and Metalloids. - Science

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What are (i) metals (ii) non-metals, and (iii) metalloids ? Give two examples each of metals, non-metals and metalloids.

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  1. Metals: Metals are  elements that are malleable, ductile and conduct electricity.
    Examples: Aluminum and zinc
  2. Non-metals: Non-metals are elements that are neither malleable nor ductile, and they do not conduct electricity. Most non-metals are brittle in nature.
    Examples: Phosphorus, hydrogen
  3. Metalloids: Metalloids are elements that show properties of both metals and non metals.
    Examples: Germanium, silicon
Concept: Matter
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Lakhmir Singh Class 9 Chemistry - Science Part 2
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