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# Metallic Mixture Benefits

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Excluding metalloid elements, which of the following BEST describes why purely metallic mixtures are created?

A

To reduce the damaging effects of rusting of the substance due to the engineering of a mixture that instead tarnishes when exposed to oxides.

B

To allow for conduction of electricity without any conduction of heat.

C

To allow a solid to have high tensile strength without being ductile.

D

To easily dissolve in water that allows for very rapid decomposition in the environment, reducing the number of metals that wind up in landfills.