Chemistry 12th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0078021510
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-151-0

Chapter 2 - Atoms, Molecules, and Ions - Questions & Problems: 2.20

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We know that metals lose electrons and hence they are electropositive in nature, while non-metals gain electrons and that's why they are electronegative in nature. Similarly, metals have higher density while non-metals have lower density.
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