What is Non-Metal?


Non-metals are the elements which form negative ions by accepting or gaining electrons. 

• Non-metals usually have 4, 5, 6 or 7 electrons in their outermost shell.

• Non-metals are those which lack all the metallic attributes. 

• They are good insulators of heat and electricity. 

• They are mostly gases and sometimes liquid.

Tutorialspoint
Tutorialspoint

Simply Easy Learning

Updated on: 10-Oct-2022

61 Views

Kickstart Your Career

Get certified by completing the course

Get Started
Advertisements