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In a solid the atoms are tightly packed together and vibrate in place, in a liquid the atoms are loosely packed together and can move past each other, and in a gas the atoms are far apart and move freely and collide frequently! :)
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Solid: Locked in a crystaline structure, however they do vibrate slightly. Liquid: Particles are attracted to one another but can flow freely. Gas: Particles m…ove with total freedom.
Probably somewhat like a gas.
atoms make up the world and us humans, so they are present in solids, liquids and gases. A2:although atoms are present in solids liquids and gases, they are truly "s…olid", because when matter is in liquid form, it just means that there is more space between atoms, so you are feeling less matter and more space/vacuum. if somehow, you were to touch a single atom, it probably be solid, because solids are atoms tightly packed, so you are feeling more matter and less space Atoms are neither solid, liquid nor gas. Atoms are composed of subatomic (meaning smaller than an atom) "particles" called protons, electrons and neutrons. Although we call them particles, they are not physical things that can be described as solid, liquid or gas.
No. The "state" in physics (solid, liquid, gas, plasma) has to do with the vibration of atoms against other atoms. An individual atom can not have a state.
The mass of the sample never changes as matter goes through phase changes.
particles in a solid are packed close together and vibrate. the particles in a liquid are loosely packed together and can move freely but not putting too much space between th…em. the particles in a gas are very spread apart and can move anywhere. does this help you understand?
Sound is a result of the vibration of the particles of the medium through which it is travelling. The more closely packed the particles are, the faster they bump against the p…articles next to them.
how does molecules in a solid, liquid and gas compare
In a solid the atoms are tightly packed together and vibrate in place, in a liquid the atoms are loosely packed together and can move past each other, and in a gas the atoms a…re far apart and move freely and collide frequently.
they look like something
Well it doesn't move faster then a gas. But in a solid all the particles are compacted together to make it harder for them to move.
Matter does not move from a solid, to a liquid, to a gas. It is more proper to say that it changes its state. At different temperatures, all matter changes its state because o…f the different levels of energy that are required for it to maintain certain states. At the lowest temperatures, matter is a solid. As the temperature is increased, it can change into a liquid, and ultimately a gas. There are even higher states like plasma that involves even higher temperatures, like those found in the sun.
It depends on the temperature. Tungsten can be very hot and still a solid. Its atoms will be moving quickly. Liquid nitrogen is very cold. Its atoms move very slowly.
it is true atoms in a gas move faster than a liquid and atoms in a liquid move faster than atoms in a solid
I would think that their kinetic energy would decrease significantly as they pass through the mediums of increasing density:)