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Secondary III • 2yr.

Hello, what's the difference between malleability, elasticity and ductility?


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    Malleability is the property of a material to flatten or bend without breaking.

    Elasticity is the property of a material to deform and subsequently regain its shape.

    Ductility is the property of a material to stretch without breaking.

    All three are resistant to breakage, but only the elasticity allows it to return to its original shape.

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