How do metals and non-metals react?

How do metals and non-metals react? We are familiar with the fact that the atoms of all elements, except noble gases, have an incomplete outermost shell. Consequently, most elements are …

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What are Metalloids?

What are Metalloids? The metalloids or semi metals can be defined as those elements which exhibit characteristics of both metals and non-metals. They are all solids, but not lustrous, and …

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What are Non-metals?

What are Non-metals? The elements (for example, carbon and oxygen) that are not metals are known as non-metals. Non-metals have high ionisation energies and electronegativities. They are generally poor conductors …

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What are Metals ?

What are Metals ? Elements whose atoms have small number of electrons in the outermost shell and have tendency to form positive ions in chemical reactions by losing electrons are …

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