What are the five states of matter?

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Apr 14, 2016

Answer:

See explanation...

Explanation:

#color(purple)("There are 5 states of matter"#

Solid

#*##color(blue)("Have definite shape"#

#*##color(blue)("Not compressable"#

#*##color(blue)("It has molecules tightly packed"#

#*##color(blue)("Have fixed volume"#

#*##color(blue)("They become gas during Sublimation"#
#color(brown)("(a process of changing solid directly into gas )"#

#*##color(blue)("They become liquid when heated"#

#*##color(blue)("Example:Table,Chair..etc.."#

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Liquid

#*##color(orange)("Have a definite volume"#

#*##color(orange)("Do not have a definite shape"#

#*##color(orange)("Can be compressed"#

#*##color(orange)("Take the shape of the container it is present"#

#*##color(orange)("It has molecules that are a little bit far away"#

#*##color(orange)("They become solid when cooled"#

#*##color(orange)("They become gas when heated"#

#*##color(orange)("Example:Water,Oil..etc.."#

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Gas

#*##color(violet)("Do not have a definite shape"#

#*##color(violet)("Do not have a definite volume"#

#*##color(violet)("Can be compressed"#

#*##color(violet)("Take the shape of the container"#

#*##color(violet)("They become as liquid when cooled"#

#*##color(violet)("They become solid when deposition"#
#color(brown)("(a process of changing gas directly into a solid )"#

#*##color(violet)("Example:Oxygen,Neon..etc..."#

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Plasma

#*##color(red)("Ionised gas"#
#"(contains Ions)"#

#*##color(red)("Referred to as the Fourth state of matter"#

#*##color(red)("It is very hot"#

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Bose-Einstein Condensate

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