Thu March 25, 2010 By: Learn Xxx

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

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Thu March 25, 2010

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


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