Chemistry (12th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 13 - States of Matter - 13.1 The Nature of Gases - 13.1 Lesson Check: 9

Answer

Because gas particles move continuously, randomly ,in a straight line,and collide with each others and with the walls of container, gas particles take the shape and volume of the container.

Work Step by Step

gas particles have indefinite shape and indefinite volume because the particles are constantly in motion according to the kinetic theory, so the particles collide with each other and with the walls of the container.
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