Classifying Materials


Do liquids have a definite volume?

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Gardner Lemke

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Hi Gardner,

If a liquid has a definite volume, what this would mean is that you can't squash (compress) it at all. At KS3 and GCSE you'll be taught that you cannot compress liquids, so the the short answer to your question is yes, liquids have a definite volume :0).


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