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 one year ago
Identify items in your life that are made of each type of element: metal, nonmetal, and metalloid. For each item, explain why the properties of that type of element are necessary for the function of that item.
I'm having some trouble coming up with examples. I'll fan anybody if they can help.
Insert_username
 one year ago
Identify items in your life that are made of each type of element: metal, nonmetal, and metalloid. For each item, explain why the properties of that type of element are necessary for the function of that item. I'm having some trouble coming up with examples. I'll fan anybody if they can help.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What things contain metals?

Insert_username
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I was thinking of guitar strings or maybe aluminum foil

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay lets take aluminium foil. Think about its properties. What makes it so good to use as foil?

Insert_username
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It conducts heat so it cools off fast

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes it conducts heat, but there's something else. Think about is physical properties.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What can you do with it?

Insert_username
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You can shape it because it bends easily

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It it flexible and ductile, a property of metals.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0And what would happen if aluminum foil didn't have these characteristics?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Or why should it have these characteristics?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Through aluminum metal.

Insert_username
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It wouldn't be useful because it would just be a thick sheet or block of metal

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yep. It can't be used for cooking.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So from this do you have some idea to approach the rest?

Insert_username
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah I understand it a lot more now. Thanks!

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No problem. Happy to help.
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