General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry: Structures of Life (5th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321967461
ISBN 13: 978-0-32196-746-6

Chapter 4 - Atoms - 4.2 The Periodic Table - Questions and Problems - Page 110: 4.12


a. an element located in group 2A is a Metal b. a good conductor of eletricity is a Metal c. Chlorine is a Nonmetal d. Arsenic is a Metalloid e. an element that is not shiny is a Nonmetal f. Oxygen is a Nonmetal g. Nitrogen is a Nonmetal h. Tin is a Metal

Work Step by Step

there is a heavy line on the periodic table separating metals (left) and nonmetals (right), along that line are the metalloids ( except aluminium) you can see the heavy zigzag line at figure 4.6 c. Chlorine is from group 7A (right), so it is a Nonmetal study this at page 107, topic "Metals, Nonmetals, and Metalloids"
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