Atoms and Alloys

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How are metal atoms arranged?
in giant structures with rows and layers
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Why can metal bend?
the layers can slide over eachother
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Why do metals conduct electricity?
some of their outer electrons move freely through layers
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How do you make metals harder?
they can be mixed to form alloys
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Alloys
mixtures of metals
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Steel
an alloy of carbon and
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Brass
an alloy of copper and zinc
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Stainless Steel
70 iron, 20 chromium, 10 nickel
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Copper is purified how?
by electrolysis
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Bioleaching is what?
bacteria converting insoluble copper to soluble
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Oxidation Reaction
occurs when oxygen is added to a substance
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Reduction
when oxygen is removed from a substance
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Why can metal bend?

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the layers can slide over eachother

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Why do metals conduct electricity?

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How do you make metals harder?

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Alloys

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