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Are solids made up of matter?

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Asked by gurpreet, 14 Dec '12 06:02 pm
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Everything in the universe is made up of essentially 2 things: matter and energy. Matter describes the physical things around us: the earth, the air you breathe, your pencil. Matter is made up of particles called atoms and molecules.There are 4 fundamental states of matter: solid, liquid, gas and plasma. We will concern ourselves only with the first three since the plasma state does not occur commonly in nature
Answered by LIPSIKA, 14 Dec '12 06:07 pm

 
  
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Solids are usually hard, because their molecules have been packed together. You might ask, "Is baby power a solid? It's soft and powdery." Baby power is also a solid. It's just a ground down piece of talc. Solids can be hard, soft, big or small like grains of sand. The key is that the solids hold their shape and they don't flow like a liquid. A rock will always look like a rock unless something happens to it. The same goes for a diamond. Even when you grind up a solid into a powder, you will see tiny pieces of that solid under a microscope. Liquids will flow and fill up any shape of container. Solids like their shape.
In the same way that a solid holds its shape, the atoms inside of a solid are not allowed to move around too much. This is one of the physical characteristics of solids. Atoms and molecules in liquids and gases are bouncing and floating around, free to move where they want. The molecules in a solid are stuck in a specific structure or arrangement of atoms. The atoms stil ...more
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Everything in the universe is made up of essentially 2 things: matter and energy. Matter describes the physical things around us: the earth, the air you breathe, your pencil. Matter is made up of particles called atoms and molecules.There are 4 fundamental states of matter: solid, liquid, gas and plasma. We will concern ourselves only with the first three since the plasma state does not occur commonly in nature
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Everything in the universe is made up of essentially 2 things: matter and energy. Matter describes the physical things around us: the earth, the air you breathe, your pencil. Matter is made up of particles called atoms and molecules.There are 4 fundamental states of matter: solid, liquid, gas and plasma. We will concern ourselves only with the first three since the plasma state does not occur commonly in nature
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Everything in the universe is made up of essentially 2 things: matter and energy. Matter describes the physical things around us: the earth, the air you breathe, your pencil. Matter is made up of particles called atoms and molecules.There are 4 fundamental states of matter: solid, liquid, gas and plasma. We will concern ourselves only with the first three since the plasma state does not occur commonly in nature
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Everything in the universe is made up of essentially 2 things: matter and energy. Matter describes the physical things around us: the earth, the air you breathe, your pencil. Matter is made up of particles called atoms and molecules.There are 4 fundamental states of matter: solid, liquid, gas and plasma. We will concern ourselves only with the first three since the plasma state does not occur commonly in nature
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Everything in the universe is made up of essentially 2 things: matter and energy. Matter describes the physical things around us: the earth, the air you breathe, your pencil. Matter is made up of particles called atoms and molecules.There are 4 fundamental states of matter: solid, liquid, gas and plasma. We will concern ourselves only with the first three since the plasma state does not occur commonly in nature
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Everything in the universe is made up of essentially 2 things: matter and energy. Matter describes the physical things around us: the earth, the air you breathe, your pencil. Matter is made up of particles called atoms and molecules.There are 4 fundamental states of matter: solid, liquid, gas and plasma. We will concern ourselves only with the first three since the plasma state does not occur commonly in nature
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Everything in the universe is made up of essentially 2 things: matter and energy. Matter describes the physical things around us: the earth, the air you breathe, your pencil. Matter is made up of particles called atoms and molecules.There are 4 fundamental states of matter: solid, liquid, gas and plasma. We will concern ourselves only with the first three since the plasma state does not occur commonly in nature
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Everything in the universe is made up of essentially 2 things: matter and energy. Matter describes the physical things around us: the earth, the air you breathe, your pencil. Matter is made up of particles called atoms and molecules.There are 4 fundamental states of matter: solid, liquid, gas and plasma. We will concern ourselves only with the first three since the plasma state does not occur commonly in nature
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