Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133611095
ISBN 13: 978-1-13361-109-7

Chapter 2 - Atoms, Molecules, and Ions - Questions - Page 74: 26


Metals $\Longrightarrow$ lustrous (shiny) $\Longrightarrow$ Sonorous ( Make noise when striked) $\Longrightarrow$ Good conductors of electricity $\Longrightarrow$ Malleable and ductile $\Longrightarrow$ Usually solid at room temperature ( Exception - Mercury) Non Metals: $\Longrightarrow$ Not lustrous (Have a dull appearance) $\Longrightarrow$ Non sonorous $\Longrightarrow$ Poor Conductors of electricity (Exception - graphite) $\Longrightarrow$ Brittle $\Longrightarrow$ Maybe solids, liquids or gases at room tempertaure

Work Step by Step

Metals have some very characteristic properties that almost every metal exhibits. Non metals have the opposite of the properties of metals-- this can be seen when you compare the two lists in the answer section above.
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