Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 032191029X
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-029-5

Chapter 12 - Liquids, Solids, and Intermolecular Forces - Exercises - Questions: 5

Answer

Solids have definite shape and volume. They are not easily compressed.

Work Step by Step

Solids are composed of molecules in tight proximity to each other. They can ether be crystalline (ordered) or amorphous (disordered). Those compounds that are solids at room temperature are those that have the strongest IMFs.
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