What are the physical characteristics of nonmetals?

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Jul 19, 2018

Answer:

Here are a few...

Explanation:

  • may be solid, liquid or gas at room temperature
  • has lower melting point than metals
  • has lower boiling point than metals
  • non-lustrous - dull, not shiny
  • poor conductors of heat
  • poor conductors of electricity
  • brittle - break when stretched
  • low tensile strength - easily broken
  • generally soft