Solids, Liquid and Gases

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  • Created on: 09-05-12 12:11

What is: a) sugar b) carbon monoxide c) lemonade d

a) Solid

b) Gas

c) Liquid

d) Gas

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What defines a gas?

assumes the shape and volume of its container
particles can move past one another                                                                                                

compressible
lots of free space between                                                                                   
particles

flows easily
particles can move past one another

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What defines a solid?

retains a fixed volume and shape
rigid - particles locked into place

not easily compressible
little free space between particles

does not flow easily
rigid - particles cannot move/slide past one another

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What defines a liquid?

assumes the shape of the part of the container which it occupies
particles can move/slide past one another

not easily compressible
little free space between particles

flows easily
particles can move/slide past one another

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TAKE THE QUIZ!

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