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1

Where are metals found in the periodic table?

To the left of the stepped line.

2

Where are non metals found in the periodic table?

To the right of the stepped line.

3

What are the physical properties of a typical metal?

Good conductor of electricity
Good conductor of heat
Shiny
High density
Malleable
Ductile
Sonorous

4

What is meant by high density?

Heavy for its size

5

What is meant by malleable?

Something can be hammered into a shape

6

What is meant by ductile?

Something that can be stretched into a wire

7

What is meant by sonorous?

Something that makes a ringing sound when hit

8

What are the properties of a typical non-metal?

Poor conductor of electricity
Poor conductor of heat
Dull
Low density
Brittle
Not sonorous

9

What is meant by brittle?

Breaks easily

10

What is meant by low density?

light for its size

11

Which state are all metals apart from 1?

Solid (mercury is liquid)

12

What do we call elements that are near the stepped line on the periodic table?

Metalloids

13

Compare the melting points of metals and non metals.

Most metals have high melingl points
Most non metals have low melting points

14

What is meant by 'chemical properties' of an element?

How well it reacts with other elements

15

When a metal or non metal react with oxygen they form an...

oxide

16

Metal oxides dissolve in water to make

alkaline solutions

17

Non-metal oxides dissolve in water to make

acidic solutions