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Describe Simple Experiments to Prove that Solids Occupy Space - Chemistry

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Describe simple experiments to prove that solids occupy space

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Solution

occupy space: solid-occupies space

‘A’-A measuring cylinder is filled with water to a particular mark- ‘A’.
‘B’-A piece of a wooden block- is immersed inside the measuring cylinder. The water level rises up.
‘C’-On removal of the block- the water level in the measuring cylinder falls down back to the mark- ‘A’

Conclusion: The block pushes the water out and occupies its space, hence all solids occupy space.

Concept: States of Matter - The Solid State
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