What are those element whose valance electron is 4 ? Is it metal , non-metal or metalloid ?

Asked by kmravibhat | 3rd Apr, 2019, 06:09: PM

Expert Answer:

Elements whose valency is 4 are C (non-metal), Si ,Ge (metalloid), Sn and Pb (metal).
 
The nature of an element whose valency is 4 depends on in which period it is placed.
1st period = Non-metal.
2nd and 3rd period it is metalloid.
4th and 5th period it is metal.

Answered by Ramandeep | 5th Apr, 2019, 11:51: AM