. State four differences between metals and non metals

Best Answer



  1. Metals are lustrous in nature i.e. have shiny appearance.
  2. Metals are good conductors of heat and electricity.
  3. Metals are malleable and ductile in nature.
  4. Metals have high melting and boiling points.


  1. Non-metals are dull in appearance.
  2. These are poor conductors of heat and electricity except graphite.
  3. These are soft in nature and can exist in all three states of matter.
  4. Having low melting and boiling point.

Final answer:

Metals are lustrous while non-metals are dull, metals are good conductor of heat and electricity while non-metals are bad, malleable and ductile nature shown by metals while non-metals are soft.



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