C2a T4 groups in the periodic table

Groups in the periodic table

properties of metals:

Most elements are metals, they are found on the left and middle of the peridc table. the elements on the right-hand side are non-metals e.g. gases and liquids. All metals have some typical properties

1) they conduct electricty well

2) they are malleable- this means that they can be bent r hammered intp different shapes.

Most metals are transition metals and they all have similar properties, they have high melting points and can form compounds that are very colourful and are used in hair dyes and pottery glass.

It is the structure of metals that give them they're properties. they consist of a regular arrangment of atoms held toghter with metallic bonds. This gives

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