Q. 33.6( 14 Votes )

Name the property;

(a) Which allows metals to be hammered into thin sheets.

(b) Which enables metals to be drawn into wires.

Answer :

(a) The property of metals which allows metals to be hammered into thin sheets is called Malleability. Due this unique property, metals can be flattened into thin sheets by hammering and rolling.

(b) The property of metals which enables them to be drawn into wires is called Ductility. Due to this property metals can be stretched without breaking and drawn into thin wires. For example, Aluminum and copper are examples of highly ductile metals.


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