# What can change from liquid to solid?

## What can change from liquid to solid?

Freezing, or solidification, is a phase transition in which a liquid turns into a solid when its temperature is lowered to or below its freezing point. Most liquids freeze by crystallization, the formation of a crystalline solid from the uniform liquid.

## Which matter has highest pressure?

When a solid is heated above its melting point, it becomes liquid because the pressure is higher than the triple point of the substance. Intermolecular (or interatomic or interionic) forces are still important, but the molecules have enough energy to move around, which makes the structure mobile.

## What is the effect of pressure on solid liquid and gas?

Liquids are relatively incompressible because any increase in pressure can only slightly reduce the distance between the closely packed molecules. If the pressure above a liquid is increased sufficiently, the liquid forms a solid. If the pressure above a liquid is decreased sufficiently, the liquid forms a gas.

## What is effect of pressure on gases?

Effect of Pressure

Stress Response
pressure increase reaction produces fewer gas molecules
pressure decrease reaction produces more gas molecules

## What are some effects of gas pressure?

The kinetic energy of the gas molecules increases, so collisions with the walls of the container are now more forceful than they were before. As a result, the pressure of the gas doubles. Decreasing the temperature would have the opposite effect, and the pressure of an enclosed gas would decrease.

## What is effect of temperature on a matter?

Temperature has a direct effect on whether a substance exists as a solid, liquid or gas. Generally, increasing the temperature turns solids into liquids and liquids into gases; reducing it turns gases into liquids and liquids into solids.

## How is density affected by temperature and pressure?

Density and pressure/temperature Density is directly proportional to pressure and indirectly proportional to temperature. As pressure increases, with temperature constant, density increases. Conversely when temperature increases, with pressure constant, density decreases.

## How does density depend on temperature?

Heating a substance causes molecules to speed up and spread slightly further apart, occupying a larger volume that results in a decrease in density. Hot water is less dense and will float on room-temperature water. Cold water is more dense and will sink in room-temperature water.

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