what are metalloids?what kind of oxides do they form?

Asked by nishac | 25th Mar, 2010, 11:11: AM

Expert Answer:

Elements which show properties of both metals and non- metals are called metalloids.

They can form any type of oxides which depends on many factors which you will study in higher classes like oxidation state etc.

Examples:

Silicon and germanium oxides ar acidic.

arsenic and antimony oxides are amphoteric

 

Answered by  | 25th Mar, 2010, 11:37: AM

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