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Because many elements are metals and no one can explain. Why don't you ask God?

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Q: Why are there so many metals on the periodic table?
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What is the symbol in the periodic table for pewter?

Pewter is not an element, it is an alloy of several metals, so it does not appear on the periodic table of the elements.

Why is metal the most abundant on the periodic table?

There are a large number of metals present on periodic table. So they are most abundant.

Can metals be mixtures of different elements?

they sure can. if it is not on the periodic table, that means it is not a pure element, so any metals you are wondering about can be looked up on the periodic table to see if they are pure.

Do halogens conduct energy?

Halogens in the periodic table are non metals. Many non metals are not conductors. So halogens cant conduct energy.

Where are the most reactive non-metals found on the periodic table?

upper right hand corner of the periodic table so the most reactive would be fluorine

What are regions are transition metals in the periodic table?

Rephrase the question so it makes sense, okay?

Why are copper silver and gold near each other on the periodic table?

They both are metals. Have a similar number of valence electrons. So they are near each other on the periodic table.

Are metals and noble gases families of elements?

yes there are because there on the periodic table so therefore its a element

What does anion do as you go across the periodic table?

An anion, simply carries across the atom numbers, in greater size. But that is only with the metals, with non-metals, the numbers are arranged by how less the number is. So the higher the atom number, the further across will the anion be on the Periodic table but with non-metals, the less the atom number the closer to the metal section will the anion be on the Periodic table.

What is the non-metal which is in group 2?

All the elements in group 2 are metals, so there are no non-metals in group 2 of the periodic table.

What feature of Mendeleev's periodic table made it so useful?

Mendeleev's table was useful because it indentifies the elements, and classifies them as metals, non metals or metalloids, as well as noble gases.

Most nonmetal elements are found on what side of the periodic table?

Most non-metals are found on the right side of the periodic table. On the extreme right however the last column is of noble gases. So we could say non-metals are positioned between metals and noble gases.

Why is aluminium not with the other metals on the periodic table?

The periodic table is organized not only by atomic number, but also electron configuration. The electrons in aluminum are most similar to gallium and boron, which is why aluminum is put where it is. Also, zinc, gallium and indium are metals, so aluminum is with a couple of the other metals.

Which part of periodic table has both metals and none metals?

Depending on how you veiw the Periodic Table, then Groups IVA to VIA or groups 14 to 16 contain both metals and non metals. Groups IIIA (13) and VIIA (17) contain metals/metalloid and non metal/metalloid so wouldn't count in the context of your question.

Where is the earth metals on periodic table?

Do you mean Alkali Earth metals? If so they are the second column to the left of the chart.

Where is the d block in the periodic table of elements located?

It's the transition metals. It starts with 3d, then 4 and so on

The periodic table is arranged so what is increasing?

The periodic table is arranged so what is increasing.

Why is the Lanthanide and Actinide Metals are found under the periodic table?

This was done only save space. Because there are so many elements in each Group (Group IIIB)--numbering 14 each--the Periodic Table would be twice as wide than as we know it.

Does electronegativity increase or decrease as you move left to right across on the periodic table?

The periodic table contains the metallic elements in the left side and the non metals to the right. The metals are tending to give away electrons whereas the non metals prefer to withdraw them. So, the electronegativity of elements increase from the left to the right. Fluorine, one of the rightmost elements have the highest electronegativity among all the elements in the periodic table..

Why is steel not in the periodic table?

because it is not an element and the periodic table consists of elements only because it is not an element and the periodic table consists of elements only

What are the transition metals of the periodic table?

The elements present in group 3-12 in the periodic table in periods 3,4 and 5 are called the transition metals.They are called so because their position in the periodic table is between the s-block and the p-block elements

What was the purpose if the periodic table?

so we know how reactive a metal is and how many metals have been discoed so far. and also so we now how to wright a chemical reaction and how to avid making a chemical reaction

Is aspirin found in the periodic table?

Asprin is not an element, so it is not found on the periodic table.

How are nonmetals and metals separated on the periodic table?

They are not separate. All of the different elements are numbered by each one. So there is not any sections.

Is uramium a metal?

i think so although its at the very bottom of the periodic table and it doesnt say if its a metal or not but its on the metals side soo??????