Approximately 75 percent of the elements in the Modern Periodic Table are
metals. Which of the following statements correctly compares metal elements
with nonmetal elements and metalloid elements?
Metal elements are more likely to show greater luster than nonmetal or
Metal elements do not conduct heat as well as nonmetal elements, but
they conduct heat better than metalloid elements.
Metal elements are less malleable than nonmetal and metalloid elements.
Metal elements conduct electricity better than nonmetal elements but not
as well as metalloid elements.