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Why are gases easily compressible whereas solids are incompressible?

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Gases are easily compressible since they have lot of spaces between its molecules (intermolecular space) so when we apply pressure during compressing, the molecules gets room to move from its original position while in case of solids, molecules are very close to each other and have almost no intermolecular space to move when we apply pressure on them.


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