Question
Wed September 11, 2013 By: Anusha
 

Ice, water and steam are different states of the same chemical compound. In what respect to these differ? (Any 3 points)

Expert Reply
Vaibhav Chavan
Wed September 11, 2013

Solids (Ice)

Liquids(Water)

Gases(Steam)

Fixed shape and fixed volume

Fixed volume but no fixed shape

Neither fixed shape nor fixed volume

High density

Moderate to high density but less than solids

Very low density

Do not flow

Flow easily

Flow easily

Cannot be compressed much

Like solids, cannot be compressed much

Can be compressed easily

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