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Give reason for the following observations:

Naphthalene balls disappear with time without leaving any solid.

 

Answer

Naphthalene balls are volatile substances which sublime , i.e., they change from solid to gaseous state without coming into liquid state.

Hence, naphthalene balls disappear with time without leaving any solid.

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