Submit a question to our community and get an answer from real people.
Submit
All  >  Science

What is the difference between a metal, non-metal, and metalloid? Give an example of an element that is a metal? Non-metal? Metalloid?

Report as

Here is a summary of differences between metals and non-metals. Metalloids fall in between the two groups. http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/pertab/metal.html

Metal: Sodium
Metalloid: Boron
Nonmetal: Oxygen

Helpful Fun Thanks for voting Comments (0)
Report as
Add a comment...

Metal= Gold, Non Metal= hydrogen, Metalloid= Mercury coming from the periodic table

Helpful Fun Thanks for voting Comments (0)
Report as
Add a comment...

Metal is metal, element:Be
non-metal isn't metal, element:He
metalloid is like half metal half not.element:Ge

Helpful Fun Thanks for voting Comments (3)
Report as
metalloid is a liquid metal like mercury
Report as
Nvm did mean to comment that
Report as
kk
Report as
Add a comment...
Do you have an answer?
Answer this question...
Did you mean?
Login or Join the Community to answer