Solids, Liquids And Gases

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Solids, Liquids, and Gases Solid, Liquids, and Gases are very interesting types of states of matter; however, they are distinct from one another. As already mentioned in class before, matter is everything that takes up space and its right to say that the space that is taken by matter is or a solid or a liquid or a gas. That can prove to us that this three states of matter are essential in this world we know.
A solid is a sample of matter that retains its shape and density when not confined. The adjective solid describes the state, or condition, of matter having this property. Common examples of solid: dry ice, glass, and rock. Solid is divided into two types: crystalline solid is a solid that is made up of crystals and its particles are arranged in a regular pattern. When a crystalline solid is heated, it melts at a specific temperature. The second type is the amorphous solid, the particles aren`t arranged in a regular pattern. Different of a crystalline solid, the amorphous solid doesn`t melt
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Vaporization takes place when the particles in a liquid gain enough energy to form gas. There are two types of vaporization, evaporation and boiling. Boling occurs when a liquid changes to a gas below its surface as well as at the surface. The temperature at which a liquid boils is called its boiling point. Evaporation only takes part at the surface of a liquid. Such as when water boils or gets to a temperature on the surface that let some water molecules to escape into the air, evaporate. The opposite of vaporization is called condensation. Condensation occurs when particles in a gas lose enough thermal energy to form liquid. Sublimation is another process where one state, solid, becomes another, gas. Sublimation occurs when the surface particles of a solid gain enough energy that they form a gas. During sublimation, particles of a solid do ot pass through the liquid state as they form a

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