Problem: True or FalseThe molecules of a gas are much further apart than molecules in a solid or liquid.

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Recall the following definitions:

  • Gas – Assumes the shape and volume of its container
  • Liquid – Assumes the shape of the portion of its container it occupies, but not the volume.
  • Solid – Maintains a fixed volume and shape


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The molecules of a gas are much further apart than molecules in a solid or liquid.

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