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

State of Matter Example
Solids Rubber, Plastic
Liquids Water, Milk, Oil
Gases Carbon, hydrogen, Oxygen



What are fluids

Substances which has no fixed shape and is able to flow easily is called fluid


Liquids and Gases are also called Fluids

This is because they can flow

However, solids cannot flow, hence they are not a fluid

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Davneet Singh is a graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 9 years. He provides courses for Maths and Science at Teachoo.