Compare chemical properties of metals and non metals.
The difference in chemical properties between metals and nonmetals.
|1. Nonmetals form acidic or neutral oxides when they react with oxygen.||1. Metals react with oxygen to form metal oxides which are basic in nature|
|2. Nonmetals do not displace hydrogen with dilute acids||2. Metals displace hydrogen from dilute acids|
|3. Nonmetals do not react with water and steam.||3. Metals react with water and steam.|
|4. Nonmetals form negative ions.||4. Metals form positive ions.|