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Why Do Solids Have a Definite Shape and Volume?

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Solids have a definite shape and volume because they are strongly constructed. The atoms in it are firm and compact. An example of solids are tables, chairs, and books.
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they molecules are not moving much therefore they keep a relatively defined shape and volume.
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Matter has a definite volume and definite shape. It is a mass
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Solids have a definite shape and volume because their particles have less energy, are tightly packed together (dense) and do not move very much.
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A definite shape is measurable. A solid has length, width and height, it is measurable. A liquid does not have a definite shape, it takes the shape of whatever is holding it.
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