Problem: At the particle level, why do most substances expand when heated? a) The density of the particles increases b) The density of the particles decreases c) The particle motion increases and the spacing between the particles increases d) The particle motion increases and the spacing between particles decreases e) The substances undergo a chemical change

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At the particle level, why do most substances expand when heated?

a) The density of the particles increases

b) The density of the particles decreases

c) The particle motion increases and the spacing between the particles increases

d) The particle motion increases and the spacing between particles decreases

e) The substances undergo a chemical change

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