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Give reasons Liquids and gases flow but solids do not? - Chemistry

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Give reasons

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: States of Matter - The Solid State
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Selina Class 6 Selina Concise Chemistry
Chapter 3 Matter
Exercise 2 | Q 8.1
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