Aluminum and iron have a range of physical and chemical properties. Based on how the two metals differ, which property can be most easily exploited to separate the two metals when they are being recycled?
In ancient Rome, water was frequently transported through pipes made from lead.
Which of the following is not a property of lead that makes it more suitable than other structural metals for this application?
The use of water pipes made from lead is now usually avoided. Which potential hazard is mostly responsible for this change?
Metals may be used to transfer thermal energy in heating systems.
Which physical property is most important in the selection of a metal for heating applications?
What metal is most suitable for use in small-scale heating applications?