What 2 kinds of bonds do nonmetals participate in?
ionic and covalent bonds
Do nonmetals give electrons away or accept electrons during bonding?
How do you know the number
for nonmetals, the last digit of tyhe Group number is the number of electrons involved
Which group is found in compounds with other elements (reactive)?
Which group is found uncombined (very stable)?
Noble gases group
Where are the elements called metalloids located on the periodic table?
along the staircase that divides the metals and the nonmetals
How does hydrogen act as a metal?
Hydrogen has 1 valence electron, highlt reactive
How does hydrogen act as a nonmetal?
is in the gaseous state, highly reactive