What property of nonmetals is the opposite of malleable and ductile?

1 Answer
May 9, 2018

Brittle is the property of the non metal which says them to be non malleable and non ductile.


Non metals may be in gaseous or liquid state. They thus are not so

hard i.e. they are brittle where they

=>cannot be drawn into wires i.e.ductility

=>cannot be spread in sheets i.e. malleability.