Chapter 3

NCERT
Class 10
Science
Solutions
2. Explain the meanings of malleable and ductile.

Question:

Explain the meanings of malleable and ductile.

Answer:

The property of metals due to which they can be converted into sheets by beating them with a hammer is called malleability. Example - gold, silver, aluminium, copper etc.

The property of metals due to which they can be drawn into wire is called ductility. Example - gold, silver, aluminium, copper.

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