Chemistry (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Matter and Change - 2 Assessment: 70

Answer

Solids cannot be compressed easily like gases because the particles in solids are packed tightly together while in gases they spaced apart.

Work Step by Step

The particles in solids are packed tightly and close together while in gases they spaced apart and are not packed together thus, solids cannot be compressed easily like gases because of these particles.
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