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Why does a liquid take the shape of the bottom of its container?

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Liquids have fixed volume but not a fixed shape; they can flow to fill a container.
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Why do liquids and gasses take the shape of their container while solids do not?

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Why do liquids and gases take the shape of a container?

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Why do liquids take the shape of the container?

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Why can particles of liquid be poured into a container and then take shape of that container?

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Why can a liquid flow and take the shape of its container?

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Does a liquid takes the shape of a container?

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Why do liquids fill the bottom of a container?

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