Problem: Do you think sulfur is malleable?Figure Sulfur, known to the medieval world as "brimstone", is a nonmetal.

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Malleability is a physical property which describes a substance's ability to deform under pressure (compressive stress). 

This means that practically it can be hammered, pressed or rolled into thin sheets without breaking. 

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Do you think sulfur is malleable?

Photograph shows a hammer and a yellow, chalky substance that has been broken in many pieces.


Figure Sulfur, known to the medieval world as "brimstone", is a nonmetal.


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