Problem: What properties distinguish solids from liquids? Liquids from gases? Solids from gases?

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We are being asked to determine the properties that distinguish solids from liquids, liquids from gases, solids from gases.


Recall that at standard room temperature and pressure, the elements can exist under 3 states of matter.

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What properties distinguish solids from liquids? Liquids from gases? Solids from gases?

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