What are the main properties of solids (in contrast to liquids and gases)?

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What are the main properties of solids (in contrast to liquids and gases)?

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Solids have lower densities in comparison to gases.

 

Solids have an indefinite volume.

 

Solids are not easily compressed.

 

Solids can`t be crystalline (ordered) or amorphous (disordered).

 

Solids have a definite volume.

 

Solids have an indefinite shape and do assume the shape of their container.

 

Solids are easily compressed.

 

Solids have a definite shape and do not assume the shape of their container.

 

Solids have much higher densities in comparison to gases.

 

Solids may be crystalline (ordered) or amorphous (disordered).

 

asked Jan 25, 2012 in General Chemistry by Roar3215 ~Expert~ (1,318 points)
    

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Solids are not easily compressed.

Solids have a definite volume.

Solids have a definite shape and do not assume the shape of their container.

Solids have much higher densities in comparison to gases.

Solids may be crystalline (ordered) or amorphous (disordered).

 

answered Jan 25, 2012 by pokemonmaster ~Expert~ (3,854 points)
selected Jan 25, 2012 by Roar3215

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