Question 4
a. Compare solids, liquids, and gases in terms of the way each substance’s volume changes (or doesn’t change) when placed into different containers. Explain each property in terms of the particle arrangement in that state.
b. A sample of gas is in a rigid container that cannot change volume. Use the kinetic molecular theory to explain how decreasing the temperature of the gas will affect the pressure in the container.
c. Describe the condition under which thermal energy will not naturally flow between objects.