Explain the meanings of malleable and ductile.
Malleable - Malleability is a property of metals due to which they can be beaten or hammered into thin sheets without breaking.
Such metals which can be beaten into sheets are called malleable.
Example - Gold and Aluminium
- Ductile - Ductility is a property of metals which gives them the ability to be drawn into thin wires without breaking.
- Metals which can be drawn into wires are called ductile.
Example - Gold