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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 take the shape of the container?

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How can a liquid take the same shape as the bottom of its container?

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Why does a liquid takes the shape of a container?

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

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Why is it possible for a liquid to take the shape of its container?

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

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