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Why Do Gases Have Neither a Fixed Shape Nor a Fixed Volume? - Science

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Why do gases have neither a fixed shape nor a fixed volume?

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Gases do not have fixed shape and volume because they have very small inter-molecular force of attraction and large inter-molecular space. Since, the particles of a gas are free to move anywhere, it takes the shape and volume of the container.

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Lakhmir Singh Class 9 Chemistry - Science Part 2
Chapter 1 Matter in Our Surroundings
Short Answers | Q 37 | Page 19
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