# (A)Tabulate yhe difference in the characteristics of the states of matter (B) comment upon the following:- Rigidity, filling a gas container, shape Kinectic energy and density.

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by harpreetkalsi92

2015-04-15T20:08:47+05:30
A) SOLID STATE - 1) Definite shape and volume
2) Incompressible
3) There is little space between the particles of a solid
4) These particles attract each other very strongly .
5) Particles of solid cannot move freely
LIQUID STATE -1) No definite shape liquid contain the shape of the vessel                                       in which it is kept .
2) compressible to small extent .
3) These particles have greater space between them .
4) The force of attraction between liquid particles is less than .
solid particles .
5) these particles move freely
GAS  STATE  - 1) Gas have neither a definite shape nor definite volume .
2) highly compressible
3) the space between gas particles is the greatest .
4) the force of attraction is least between gaseous particles
5) gaseous particles are in a continuous randam motion.
b) rigidity can be expressed as the tendency of matter to resist a change in shape . compressibility  is the ablity to be reduced to a lower volume when force is applied . fluidity is the ablity to flow.by filling a gas container we mean the attainment of shape of the container by gas.
shape defines a definite boundary.                                                                   kinetic energy is the energy possessed by a particle due to its motion.              density is mass per unit volume.