a. What are the group numbers?14_ through ____16________
b. List four characteristics of ALL nonmetals. not able to conduct electricity or heat very well. As opposed to metals, non-metallic elements are very brittle, and cannot be rolled into wires or pounded into sheets.
c. What two states of matter do nonmetals exist in at room temperature?
____ gases (such as oxygen) and solids (such as carbon).
d. The nonmetals have no no metallic luster, and do not reflect light
e. What are the oxidation numbers of the nonmetals? _ ±4, -3, and -2.