Gases

Physics

PARTICULATE NATURE OF MATTER

PARTICULATE NATURE OF MATTER.

States of matter

Matter is anything that occupies space. Matter exists in three states: solids, liquids and gases.

Matter can be changed in various ways which includes physical, chemical and nuclear changes.

a) Physical changes– they are normally reversible and no new substances formed. Examples are;

(i) Change of state such as melting and vaporization