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    Answer the question please im a bit confused
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    GCSE answer - the molecules are as close together as it's possible for them to be.
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    (Original post by AlevelBiologist)
    They 'can' be compressed. They are VIRTUALLY incompressible. But think about it, if it was compressed, it would be a solid (as the density would have increased)

    They can not be compressed in the traditional sense of the word because the molecules are still 'touching' and air spaces are contained within the gaps, whereas a solid structure has no air spaces, and no scope for compression.

    Just think back to thise simple '3 states of matter' diagrams, and it should be clear.

    Good luck 😊
    Not sure there's 'air' in those spaces TBH
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    (Original post by shi26)
    Answer the question please im a bit confused
    Try results 1-310,000.

    (Christ, I despair of this generation.)
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    (Original post by Profesh)
    Try results 1-310,000.

    (Christ, I despair of this generation.)
    They seem to have lost the skill of googling :dontknow:
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    (Original post by Alexion)
    They seem to have lost the skill of googling :dontknow:
    I increasingly fear that H.G. Wells was right.
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    (Original post by Joinedup)
    Not sure there's 'air' in those spaces TBH
    I know that. But it's GCSE we're talking about here, let's be reasonable.
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    (Original post by Joinedup)
    GCSE answer - the molecules are as close together as it's possible for them to be.
    i think you need to do your gcses again
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    (Original post by Hashtosh302)
    i think you need to do your gcses again
    Why do you think that?
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    (Original post by Alexion)
    They seem to have lost the skill of googling :dontknow:
    But more and more are having access to it at younger ages, THE STATS DONT ADD UP!!!
 
 
 
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