There are different types of materials found around us, some are metals and some are non metals. Elements can be divided into metals and non-metals, and it is important to know whether a particular element is a metal or a non-metal. Metals are good conductors of heat and electricity, and non-metals are insulators. All the students should know the difference between metal and non metal. There are many different between metal and non metal. The first difference between metal and non metal is that metals are very hard and non metals are not very hard. Good conductors i.e. metals can conduct electricity easily, non-metals are not good conductors of electricity. All the materials present in our surroundings vary based on their different properties. We know most of the elements which are present in the periodic table are metals. Students should not forget about the exceptions in chemistry, there are many exceptions in chemistry which come in exams. We can take an example of mercury which is liquid at room temperature but it is a metal and not a non-metal. So all the exceptions like this should be learned by students because these types of questions come in the chemistry exam. The noble gases and halogens are also nonmetals, these elements are often referred to as nonmetals. Nonmetals are chemical elements that do not have the properties of a metal. Students should remember all these different between metal and non metal.
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1- Is there any difference between metals and non metals?
Answer- Yes, there are various differences between metals and non metals.
2- Do non metals have properties of metals?
Answer- No, Non metals are chemical elements that do not have the properties of a metal.