How do you distinguish metals from nonmetals on the periodic table?

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Jun 20, 2018

Answer:

Well to a first approximation ALL elements are metals...

Explanation:

There are about a 100 or so known elements...which we organize into a Periodic Table...

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There are about 20 or so elements coloured in blue or purple...and ALL of these are non-metals or metalloids...