Department of Pre-University Education, KarnatakaPUC Karnataka Science Class 12
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Why are solids rigid? - Chemistry

Why are solids rigid?

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Solution

The intermolecular forces of attraction that are present in solids are very strong. The constituent particles of solids cannot move from their positions i.e., they have fixed positions. However, they can oscillate about their mean positions. This is the reason solids are rigid.

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NCERT Class 12 Chemistry Textbook
Chapter 1 The Solid State
Q 1 | Page 4
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