There are 3 States of Matter - Solids, Liquids and Gases



  • The particles in solids are packed tightly and are rigid
  • They have fixed shape and volume



  • The particles have some space between them without any proper arrangement
  • They have fixed volume by no fixed shape



  • The particles separated well and have absolutely no proper arrangement
  • They have no fixed shape or volume
State of Matter Example
Solids Rubber, Plastic
Liquids Water, Milk, Oil
Gases Carbon, hydrogen, Oxygen


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CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 11 years and a teacher from the past 11 years. He teaches Science, Accounts and English at Teachoo