Chapter – 3
Metals and Non-metals
In Class IX you have learnt about various elements. You have seen that elements can be classified as metals or non-metals on the basis of their properties.
- Think of some uses of metals and non-metals in your daily life.
- What properties did you think of while categorising elements as metals or non-metals?
- How are these properties related to the uses of these elements?
Let us look at some of these properties in detail.