Unformatted text preview: deformable (though mercury (Hg) is a liquid at room temperature). Metals are highly conducive to both heat and electricity. Nonmetals Nonmetals are the blue boxes on the upper right hand of the periodic table. More than half of the non-metals are gaseous at normal temperatures. Semimetals Semimetals are the green boxes on the periodic table. As their transitory name and placement on the periodic table suggest, they exist in between the distinctions of metals and nonmetals. Metals and Nonmetals Most chemical compounds are formed by the interactions between metals and non- metals. Further Periodic Trends Beyond those trends described here, there are a number of further periodic trends such as atomic size, ionization energy, electron affinity, and electronegativity....
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course CHEM ch 101 taught by Professor - during the Fall '10 term at Montgomery.
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