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Physical State of a Molecule

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Pure substances can be classified depending on the physical state of the substance.

Which of the following is instrumental for the physical state of a molecular substance?

A

The balance between the kinetic energy of the particles and the interparticle energy between the particles.

B

The average kinetic energy of the particles and the number of atoms that make up the substance.

C

The intermolecular force of the particles and the distance between the particles due to molecular size.

D

The overlap of electron orbitals between atoms in a substance.