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Give Reasons for the Following: Solids Have a Definite Shape and Are Highly Rigid While Gases Have to Definite Shape and Are Least Rigid. - Chemistry

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Give reasons for the following:

Solids have a definite shape and are highly rigid while gases have to definite shape and are least rigid.

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Solution

Solids have very closely packed atoms with minimum spaces between them while gases have atoms which are for apart with maximum spaces between them. Solids have a definite shape and are highly rigid while gases have no definite shape and are least rigid.

Concept: Characteristics of Particles (Molecules) of Matter
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