When Sugar is Dissolved in Water, There is No Increase in the Volume. Which Characteristic of Matter is Illustrated by this Observation? - Science

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When sugar is dissolved in water, there is no increase in the volume. Which characteristic of matter is illustrated by this observation?

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Solution

The absence of increase in volume of water on dissolution of sugar into it, describes the following characteristics of matter:

  1. Matter is made up of very, very small particles.
  2. Particles of matter have spaces between them.
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