Q. 44.3( 132 Votes )

Arrange the following substances in increasing order of forces of attraction between the particles -water, sugar, oxygen.

Answer :

The forces of attraction between the particles of a gas is minimum, intermediate in case of a liquid and are maximum in a solid.On the basis of this information we can arrange the following substances in increasing order of forces of attraction which is as follow:-

oxygen < water < sugar

*For Extra Information
(i) Oxygen is a gas, the forces of attraction between its particles will be the weakest.


(ii) Water is a liquid. The forces of attraction between its particles will be stronger than that of oxygen but will be weaker than that of sugar.


(iii) Sugar is a solid. The forces of attraction between its particles will be the strongest.


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