A sponge can change its shape by pressing but it is a solid. How is it possible ?

Although sponge is a solid, it can still be bent and compressed. This is because a sponge has small holes inside it. Air is trapped inside these holes. Air is expelled when we press or squeeze these holes. Hence, bending and squeezing is possible in the case of a sponge. But other solids do not have these small holesso they cannot change their shape

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SPONGE IS A SOLID CONTAINING SMALL HOLES IN WHICH THE AIR IS TRAPPED,YOU KNOW THAT THE AIR IS COMPRESSIBLE .ACTUALLY WE COMPRESS THE AIR WHICH WE THINK THAT SOLID.

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Although sponge is a solid, it can still be bent and compressed. This is because a sponge has small holes inside it. Air is trapped inside these holes. Air is expelled when we press or squeeze these holes. Hence, bending and squeezing is possible in the case of a sponge.

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You can only compress it to its existing volume (which you can't change without changing the density). The key is that a sponge isn't completely solid, it has pockets of air throughout it. Thus, you can compress those pockets of air and never change the volume of the actual solid

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it is true that sponge is a solid but is has many holes in it. When we press this sponge the which is trapped inside the holes gets out of holes and when the force is removed the air is again trapped inside the holes.

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yes , sponge is a solid , but it have many air gapes in it . so it is compressible. so when we press it the escapes from the air gapes and it comprsses

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 as we know that spong can be bent and compressed . it is because of the small holes present inside it and air is trap in the small holes so, air is expelled when we press the spong. hence it is a solid

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