What is metalloids or semi-metals ?

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Those elements exhibit some properties of both metals and non-metals., these elements are called metalloids or semi-metals.

In the Modern Periodic Table, a zig-zag line separates metals from non-metals. The borderline elements – boron, silicon, germanium, arsenic, antimony, tellurium and polonium – are intermediate in properties and are called metalloids or semi-metals.

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