Malleable and Ductile.

Q9. Explain the meaning of malleable and ductile.
Ans. Metals can be hammered into thin sheets. This property of metal is known as the malleability. The metals showing this property are called malleable.
Metals can be drawn into wire. The ability of metals to be drawn into thin wire is called ductility and the metals showing this property are ductile. Example: Gold, silver, copper.
One gram of gold can be drawn into a wire of about 2 kilometer length.

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