Problem: How are gases different from solids and liquids? A) Gases are colorless, but solids and liquids are not. B) A gas takes the shape of its container, while solids and liquids do not. C) A gas takes the volume of its container, while solids and liquids do not. D) Gases can only be made up of atoms, not molecules. E) The particles in a gas attract each other much more strongly than particles in solids and liquids do.

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We are asked to select the proper statement that differentiates gases from solids and liquids. 

Analyze each statement:

A) Gases are colorless, but solids and liquids are not.

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How are gases different from solids and liquids? 

A) Gases are colorless, but solids and liquids are not. 

B) A gas takes the shape of its container, while solids and liquids do not. 

C) A gas takes the volume of its container, while solids and liquids do not. 

D) Gases can only be made up of atoms, not molecules. 

E) The particles in a gas attract each other much more strongly than particles in solids and liquids do.

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