Properties of metals and non - metals

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What are the properties of metals?
Good conductors of heat and electricity, shiny, sonorous, dense, ductile, malleable, high melting and boiling points.
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What are the properties of non - metals?
Poor conductors of heat and electricity, dull, not as dense, brittle, low melting and boiling points.
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What does sonorous mean?
It means it makes a dong, ringing sound when hit.
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What does malleable mean?
It means it is easily hammered, bent and shaped.
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What does ductile mean?
It means it can be drawn into a wire.
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What does dense mean?
It means there are lots of mass in a small volume.
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What does brittle mean?
It means it is not very easily hammered, bent or shaped.
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What does dull mean?
It means it does not reflect as much light.
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What are the properties of non - metals?

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Poor conductors of heat and electricity, dull, not as dense, brittle, low melting and boiling points.

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