Give a Reason Why – Gases Have No Definite Volume and No Definite Shape. - Chemistry

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Give a reason why –

Gases have no definite volume and no definite shape.

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Any matter that is a gas has no definite volume and no definite shape. The molecules in a gas are least closely packed and intermolecular space between them is very large when compared to solids and liquids. The intermolecular force of attraction between the particles are negligible. As a result, a liquid does not easily change its shape nor they have fixed volume.

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