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Solids, liquids and gases There are 3 main states of matter: Solids Liquids Gases Each of the 3 have properties that are unique, but there is a gradual transition from one state of matter to the other.
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Kinetic Model of Matter Temperature, is a reflection of the role of molecular motions in systems # of molecules Energy of molecules Median K.E. d T
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Kinetic Model of Matter The difference between the different states of matter can also be related to the motions of the molecules: Solids – very little motion Liquids – free movement of molecules among each other Gases – free movement in mostly empty space
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Kinetic Model of Matter This difference in motion is a function of the relationship between the kinetic energy of the molecules and the forces of attraction of the molecules. Solids – not enough KE to break free of neighbors. Liquids – enough KE to be free, but still attracted to the girl next door. Gases – so much KE that you can’t slow down to greet the neighbors.
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Liquids and gases are distinctly different, but they are much more like each other than either is like a solid. Liquids and gases are both considered
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course CHEM 1011.216.0 taught by Professor Joelanzafame during the Winter '07 term at RIT.

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