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No, particles in a solid only vibrate, whereas particles in a liquid are free to move within the liquid.

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Particles in a liquid move around just as freely as particles in a solid?

Particles in a liquid move much faster and more freely than particles in a solid. The kinetic energy possessed by liquid particles is higher compared to solid particles.

Why do particles in a liquid move faster then a solid and gas?

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.

What happens to the particles in a solid when the solid melts?

when the solid is heated, the water particles move faster, so the water changes from solid to liquid. more heating makes the particles move even faster and farther apart, so the liquid water changes to a gas. The particles of a gas are much farther apart than the particles of a solid or a liquid. When a solid is heated, energy is supplied to the particles, which makes the particles vibrate faster. They will vibrate faster and faster until they are vibrating fast enough to break free and move around randomly. This is melting and a liquid is formed.

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What causes particles in a solid to move faster?

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Do particles move faster as a liquid or a gas?

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When butter melts do its molecules move faster or slower?

Faster because as the butter changes from a solid to a liquid its particles move faster.

When do the particles move faster in a liquid?

particles move faster in a liquid when there's More added to it

What causes particles to move faster in a solid liquid and gas?

Increasing temperature increases the kinetic energy which increases the speed of particles in solid, liquid and gas.

What is the movement of particles in a liquid?

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Describe how particles change as they change state from solid to liquid?

Particles do not change when they change state from solid to liquid form. However, they will change behavior because they are completely still when they are solid and move faster when a liquid.

What happens to the particles in a substance when they get hot?

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When a solid moves to a liquid state the particles move more slowly?

Particles in a solid don't move at all, particles in a liquid move, particles in a gas move quickly

What happens to the particles of a solid as the thermal energy of the substance increases?

they move faster, eventually changing the solid into a liquid

How particles change as they change state from solid to liquid?

if its going from a solid to a liquid the particles move FAST. if its going from a liquid to a solid the particles freeze and move VERY slowly.

If enough energy is added to a solid what will particles do?

begin to move faster changing the matter into a liquid

How does matter go from a solid to a liquid?

particles of solid gain energy from the higher temperature outside and begin to move faster overcoming the forces of attraction between the particles and turn into a liquid!

What happens to the particles in a solid as they are heated?

The particles in a solid start to move faster and faster as they are heated. Eventually they may move fast and freely enough to reach the liquid state, and if they continue to be heated, the particles could obtain enough energy to leave the liquid state and go into the gaseous state.

How are the particles in a solid liquid and a gas different?

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Does sound travel faster in a liquid or solid?

liquid because there is more room for sound to move. In a solid, particles are packed so tightly together all they can do is vibrate. In a liquid, they are free to move so sound is able to pass between the particles

Do gas particles move slower than solid particles?

No. Gas particles move much faster than solid particles.

How is a liquid different form a solid?

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What happens to the particles of a crystalline solid as it is heated at its melting point?

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Do molicules move faster in a solid or in a liquid?

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