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Is barium a metal or nonmetal?

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What are metals and nonmetals?

Metals are the elements which have tendency to loose electrons from their valence shells and form cations. example: copper, gold, silver, aluminum, zinc, lead, etc..... Nonme

When nonmetals bond with metals the nonmetals will?

When nonmetals bond with metals, the nonmetals will take electrons from the metal to fill their valence electron shell and attempt to empty the valence shell of the metal. The