Problem: Both a liquid and a gas are moved to larger containers. How does their behavior differ? Explain the difference in molecular terms.

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Gases → molecules are far apart and in constant motion

Liquid → molecules are closer together held by intermolecular forces

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Both a liquid and a gas are moved to larger containers. How does their behavior differ? Explain the difference in molecular terms.

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