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As a substance heats up, the particles become more active.

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Q: When a substance undergoes thermal expansion what happens to the particles?
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What happens when the particles or molecules of a substance when it undergoes thermal expansion?

As you might expect from the term "expansion", they get farther apart from each other - at least on average. They also tend to gain more vibrational energy, rotate faster (when able to) and move around faster in general.


What happens when a substance undergoes a chemical change?

The chemical makeup changes in the substance.


What happens when a pure substance undergoes a chemical change?

when a pure substance undergoes a chemical change it is no longer that same substance. A chemical change changes the identity of the substance. Hope i helped


What happens when a pure substance undergoes a chemical changes?

when a pure substance undergoes a chemical change it is no longer that same substance. A chemical change changes the identity of the substance. Hope i helped


What happens to a substance undergoing thermal expansion?

the substance will expand


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It enlarges


What process happens when a substance undergoes a chemical change?

A chemical reaction


What happens when liquid in a thermometer undergoes thermal expansion?

The liquid rises, indicating a temperature.


What happens when you put a copper rod into a fire?

It gets hot and undergoes thermal expansion.


What happens when an unstable nucleus undergoes decay?

Particles or electromagnetic radiation are emitted.


What happens when a pure substances undergoes a chemical change?

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It's particles move faster

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