For most substances the distance between particles is smallest when the substance is what



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    Cold. The molecular structure of most subjects shrinks when its cold. Water is a unique case however, because it expands, unlike most liquids which shrink and contract as they become solid.

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    Also in the solid state. Between solid, liquid and gas, solid has particles most closely compacted together….liquid is a little more spaced, and gas has the most space between particles.

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