Chemistry: The Science in Context (4th Edition)

Published by W.W. Norton & Co.
ISBN 10: 0393124177
ISBN 13: 978-0-39312-417-0

Chapter 2 - Atoms, Molecules, and Ions: Matter Starts Here - Problems - Page 70: 41



Work Step by Step

Option (a) is incorrect. Si (silicon) is a metalloid. Option (c) is incorrect. Ca (calcium) is a metal. Option (d) is incorrect. Ru (ruthenium) is a transition metal. Option (b) is correct. Br (bromine) is a nonmetal. It is a brownish liquid at room temperature.
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