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Carefully read “Metallic Bonding” on page 174. Answer the following in note form (bullet points):

1.Why do metal atoms lose electrons easily?

2.What type of ions do they usually become?

3.The ions within a metal (such as a piece of aluminum foil) occur in what arrangement?

4.Define a metallic bond.

5.Define a metal.

6.Draw the picture of aluminum positive ion atoms and the “sea” of electrons – label the metallic bonds and aluminum ions.

7.Read “Changes in Shape” (pg. 175), what properties of metal are possible because of metallic bonding?

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