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The atomic mass is given by the number below the symbol. The atomic mass that is given is not a whole number due to the existence of isotopes for the elements. Those elements, which exhibit characteristics of metals, are colored white in the following periodic table. Metals are examples of elements that are useful when uncombined with other atoms in the form of molecules.
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Unformatted text preview: They generally are hard, malleable, ductile and excellent conductors of electricity. They have luster and with the exception of copper and gold are silver white or bluish white in color. Malleability is the property of a metal that allows it to be hammered into a foil. Ductility is the property of a metal that allows it to be drawn into a wire....
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2010 for the course ENGN 45 taught by Professor Wendy during the Fall '09 term at City College of San Francisco.

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