Is Carbon a metal, nonmetal or metalloid - A Plus Topper
3/12/2020· Carbon is a non-metal. It belongs to the fourteenth group or IV A group in the modern periodical table. The elements of this group have four electrons in the valence shell. Let us write the electronic configuration of Carbon ( 6 C). Atomic nuer of carbon is 6. Electronic configuration of carbon (ground state) 6 C: 1s 2 2s 2 2p 2.