What Are Metalloids?


Metalloids are elements. They are nonmetals but when combined with metals they can be used to form alloys. A metalloid has both metallic and nonmetallic properties. You can find more information here: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/metalloid
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The Metalloids are in Groups 13-16, in a zig-zag line between the metals and the non-metals.
Metalloids are a semi metal product that has a special classification in chemistry because, due to their physical and chemical properties, they cannot be classified as a metal or a nonmetal.
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The word metalloids kinda speaks for it self, it can be defined as elements which exhibit characteristics of bothe metals and nonmetals, hope this help you out.
Answer An element which exhibits the external characteristics of a metal but behaves chemically both as a metal and as a nonmetal.
Metalloids are found on the periodic table in a stair-step pattern from Group 13 to Group 17. They bridge the gap between metals on the left side of the table and nonmetals on the
A metalloid is an element that has both metallic and nonmetallic properties, as arsenic,
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Metalloids are found in the area between the metals and the nonmetals on the Periodic Table of Elements. They are sometimes called semi-metals and have characteristics ...
Metalloid is also referred to as semi metal. Metalloid's can form amphoteric oxides. They can act as semi conductors. There are about 7 elements that are considered ...
Metalloids are elements with properties that include those inherent to both metals and non- metals. Metalloids are: Boron, Silicon, Germanium, Arsenic, Antimony, ...
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