Anon-metal breaks easily. What is a term for this?

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Dec 18, 2016

Answer:

#"Brittle, Fragile, Frangible..........."#

Explanation:

Metals tend to be #"malleable"#, and #"ductile"#. What do (i) these terms mean, and (ii) why are these properties important for the uses to which we normally put metals?