What are the differences in densities of the 3 states of matter?

1 Answer
Jun 5, 2018


Well, the densities of the condensed phases, solids, and liquids, are more or less constant...


...and not subject to change. The condensed phases are largely incompressible. On the other hand, the density of the gaseous phase is highly variable...and is a state function of temperature, pressure, volume, and amount of gas... And gaseous phases should have an intrinsically low density in comparison to solid and liquid phases...