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Give Reason: Why Do Liquids and Gases Flow but Solids Do Not ? - Chemistry

Give reason:
 Why do liquids and gases flow but solids do not ?

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Solution

The molecules of liquids and gases are far apart i.e. have more gaps, intermolecular attraction force is very less as compared to solids, hence liquids and gases can flow but solids do not as gaps in solid molecules is less and molecular force of attraction very strong.

Concept: Change of State of the Matter on the Basis of Inter Particle Space and Inter Particle Attraction and Collision
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