Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change 7th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 007351117X
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-117-7

Chapter 9 - Problems: 9.69

Answer

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Work Step by Step

malleable -can be hammered or pressed out of shape without completely falling apart. ductile able to be constructed into a wire. opaque reflects light. Chemically, the metals in this scenario differ from the nonmetals because they form positive ions and basic oxides and hydroxides. Upon exposure to moist air, they experience corrosion and also metals lose electrons over time.
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