Why Do Solids Have a Definite Shape and Volume?

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Solids have a definite shape and volume because they are strongly constructed. The atoms in it are firm and compact. An example of solids are tables, chairs, and books.
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Because the particles can't move the object can't move which give it the shape and volume.
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Matter has a definite volume and definite shape. It is a mass
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Solids have a definite shape and volume because their particles have less energy, are tightly packed together (dense) and do not move very much.
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A solid, unlike a liquid or a gas, does not take the shape of its container. Pour some water into a glass and the water takes on the shape of the glass, pour this water onto the floor
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