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Name: What Is a Fluid?
ID: m42186
Language: English (en)
  • State the common phases of matter.
  • Explain the physical characteristics of solids, liquids, and gases.
  • Describe the arrangement of atoms in solids, liquids, and gases.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Fluids, Gases, Liquids, Matter, Solids
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (
Copyright Holders: Rice University (
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Latest version: 1.4 (history)
First publication date: Dec 22, 2011 3:06 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Jun 20, 2012 2:52 pm -0500


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Version: 1.4 Jun 20, 2012 2:52 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.3 Jun 13, 2012 1:55 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.1 Dec 29, 2011 10:12 am -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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