States of matter

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  • States of Matter
    • Solid
      • Particles close together
        • Packed in a regular arrangement
      • Vibrate only; not much energy
      • Cannot be compressed
    • Liquid
      • Particles slide past each other
        • Still touching
      • Cannot be compressed
      • Irregular arrangement
    • Gas
      • Particles have a lot of energy
        • Move quickly
        • Move freely
      • Particles are far apart
      • Low density
        • Can be compressed


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