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chapter 3 vocab.

periodic table is a chart of the elements arranged into row and columns according to their physical and chemical properties
group is a column on the periodic table
periods rows on the periodic table
metal is an element that is generally shiny
luster describes the ability of a metal to reflect light
ductility is the ability to be pulled into thin wires
malleability is the ability of a substance to be hammered or rolled into sheets
alkali metal the element in group 1
alkaline earth metal the elements in group 2 on the periodic table
transition elements the element in groups 3-12
nonmetal are elements that have no metallic properties
halogen an element in group 17 of the periodic table
noble gases the elements in group 18
metalloid is an element that has physical and chemical properties of both metal and nonmetal
semiconductor conducts electricity at high temperatures, but not at low temperatures
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