Problem: Classify these elements as a metal, nonmetal, or metalloid.a. goldb. fluorinec. sodiumd. tine. argon

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Recall that the trend for metallic character is as follows: it decreases from left to right and increases down a period in the periodic table. 


The given elements are:

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Classify these elements as a metal, nonmetal, or metalloid.
a. gold
b. fluorine
c. sodium
d. tin
e. argon