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CBSE - X - Chemistry - Periodic Classification of Elements

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

Asked by nishac 25th March 2010, 11:11 AM
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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.


Silicon and germanium oxides ar acidic.

arsenic and antimony oxides are amphoteric


Answered by Expert 25th March 2010, 11:37 AM

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