what are the properties of metal?

Asked by shivy123me | 26th Jul, 2009, 12:29: PM

Expert Answer:

Properties of metals :

1. Metals are usually solids at room temperature, possess metallic lustre , high density and are good conductors of heat and electricity.

2.They usually form alloys.

3. Their oxides are usually basic in nature.

4. They react with acids to form hydrogen.

5. When electrolysed from their salts, they deposit at the cathode and are, therefore electro-positive.

Answered by  | 26th Jul, 2009, 12:49: PM

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