(a) What is an alloy? How is an alloy made?(b) What elements are present in steel? How are the properties of steel different from those of pure iron?
(c) Give the constituents and one use of brass.

(a) Alloy is a homogenous mixture of metals and is prepared by mixing up the various metals in the molten state and cooling it under room temperature.

(b) Steel comprises of carbon and iron.
The properties of steel that are different from iron are that steel is hard and strong and less rusts compared to pure iron.

(c) Brass is an alloy of copper and zinc.
Brass is used in making utensils.


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Updated on: 10-Oct-2022


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