Is there a word for the Group with metals, metalloids and non-metals

In summary, the word used to describe the group of Metals, Non-Metals, and Metalloids is "Elements." This is because they are different types of elements that make up the Periodic Table. While the word "group" is already used in the Periodic Table for the vertical columns, there is no specific word to describe these three categories of elements.
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GingerNinja
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I was just wondering what the word is that describes the group of Metals and Non-Metals and Metalloids.

like
Hydrogen, Calcium, Carbon are all Elements

Metals, Metalloids and Non-Metals are all _______

If there happens to be no such word please comment so.
 
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Metals, metalloids, non metals come under elements only. They are different TYPES of elements. As to ur three other questions...I would like to know what u r specifically asking.
 
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I'm wondering what exactly is the word used to group metals, non-metals and metalloids.
 
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GingerNinja said:
I'm wondering what exactly is the word used to group metals, non-metals and metalloids.

The Periodic Table is split into three groups: metals, non-metals and metalloids. Those three groups ARE the periodic table. So the only answer to your fill-in-the-blank is "Elements."
 
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Rapier said:
The Periodic Table is split into three groups: metals, non-metals and metalloids. Those three groups ARE the periodic table. So the only answer to your fill-in-the-blank is "Elements."

But the word "group" in the periodic table is already used (for the vertical columns 1-8).
 
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GingerNinja said:
Metals...and Non-Metals are all _______

Perhaps I misunderstand the question:

Is the answer not simply matter ?
 
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Thanks for trying but that's pretty vague, like saying that Toshiba laptops, Mac laptops and Acer laptops are all technology. Perhaps there is no word.
 
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"categories of elements"?

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Related to Is there a word for the Group with metals, metalloids and non-metals

What are the elements in the group with metals, metalloids, and non-metals?

The elements in this group are known as the "p-block" elements and include boron, carbon, nitrogen, oxygen, fluorine, phosphorus, sulfur, chlorine, selenium, and the metals aluminum, gallium, indium, tin, lead, antimony, and bismuth.

What is the name of the group with metals, metalloids, and non-metals?

This group is often referred to as the "main group" or "representative elements" in the periodic table.

What are the properties of the elements in the group with metals, metalloids, and non-metals?

The properties of these elements vary, as they can have characteristics of both metals and non-metals. Generally, they are malleable, good conductors of electricity and heat, and have varied reactivity levels.

Are there any exceptions to the elements in the group with metals, metalloids, and non-metals?

Yes, there are a few exceptions. The element hydrogen, which is usually classified as a non-metal, is included in this group due to its similar electron configuration to the other elements. Additionally, the element mercury, which is a liquid at room temperature, is classified as a metal but shows some characteristics of non-metals.

Why are the elements in this group placed together?

The elements in this group are placed together because they share similar electron configurations and chemical properties. This grouping also helps to highlight the trends and patterns in their properties across the periodic table.

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