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GCSE Chemistry - Magnesium

Magnesium and fluorine react together to form magnesium fluoride

           mg(s)+f2(g)   mgf2(s)

(a)describe the structure of metal such as magnesium?

(b)what is meant by the term malleable?

(c) explain in terms of its structure, why magnesium  is malleable?

Posted in Science, asked by khaali, 6 years ago. 2322 hits.


Malleable means  a metal is  able to hammered or pressed into shape without breaking or cracking.Magnesium is malleable  because when magnesium is hamered atoms rolled over on each other permanently staying in their new position.

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shweta satle - 6 years ago
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