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Unit 4 matter & density

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Properties of Solids
cannot be easily compressed
can be cut
have definite shape & volume
cannot flow
particles : packed tightly & cannot move much
examples of solids
desk, chair, book, wood
examples of liquids
water, juice, milk, soda
examples of gases
oxygen, helium, smoke
Properties of Liquids
take shape of container
can flow
have definite volume
can be meausred
particles : move constantly & freely
Properties of Gases
can be easily compressed
most are invisible
most spread into open spaces
particles : move freely and are spaced far apart
physical state
the classification of matter as a solid, liquid, and gas