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By Monica Halka

ISBN-10: 0816073694

ISBN-13: 9780816073696

Scientists categorize the chemical components as metals, nonmetals, and metalloids principally in response to the weather' skills to behavior electrical energy at general temperatures and pressures, yet there are different differences taken under consideration whilst classifying the weather within the periodic desk. The alkali metals, for instance, are metals, yet have such certain homes that they're given their very own class. an analogous is right for the alkaline earths.

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