Problem: The densities of gases are generally reported in units of g/L, whereas those for liquids are reported as g/mL. Explain the molecular basis for this difference.

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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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The densities of gases are generally reported in units of g/L, whereas those for liquids are reported as g/mL. Explain the molecular basis for this difference.

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