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States of Matter Gases are compressible fluids. Their molecules are widely separated. Liquids are relatively incompressible fluids. Their molecules are more tightly packed. Solids are nearly incompressible and rigid. Their molecules or ions are in close contact and do not move.
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States of Matter
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Changes of State A change of state or phase transition is a change of a substance from one physical state to another.
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