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What physical characteristic distinguishes a fluid from a

College Physics | 1st Edition | ISBN: 9781938168000 | Authors: Paul Peter Urone, Roger Hinrichs ISBN: 9781938168000 42

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Problem 1CQ Problem 1CQ

What physical characteristic distinguishes a fluid from a solid?

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Here we need to distinguish physical characteristics between fluids and solids.

Matter generally exists in different forms like solid, liquid and gaseous states and are referred as the different states of matter.

Solids have definite shape and volume, whereas the liquids has a definite volume and it takes the shape of the container in which they are placed. In case of gases, neither they possess definite shape nor they have specific volume.

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Textbook: College Physics
Edition: 1
Author: Paul Peter Urone, Roger Hinrichs
ISBN: 9781938168000

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