What Is a Non Metal?

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A nonmetal on the periodic table is basically an element that does not have the physical and chemical properties that a metal usually has. Some of these nonmetal elements are oxygen and sulfur.
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A non metal is an element that do not have the characteristics of metals Examples of non metals are carbon and nitrogen. Non metals cannot form simple positive ions in a solution. You can find more information here: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/non+metals
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