Density of solids and liquids ~ 1 g/cm3 (How about the density of a gas?)
Number of atoms in 1 gram of a substance ~ 1023 (Does it matter whether this gram is solid or gas?)
Now sit back and try to develop atomic pictures of a solid, a liquid, and a gas in your mind. Repeat this exercise every week of this quarter.
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