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  • We take 3 syringes A, B, and C
  • We fill them with Salt, Water and Air respectively
  • We close the nozzle of all syringes by inserting them in cork (This is to prevent leakage from them)
  • Now we press syringe


We see that Syringe A containing salt and Syringe B containing water cannot be compressed

But Syringe C Containing air can be compressed

This shows that

Gases can be compressed but Solids and Liquids can not be compressed

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