Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

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Chapter 12 - Liquids, Solids, and Intermolecular Forces - Exercises - Questions: 22

Answer

The boiling of water is an endothermic process as energy is required to convert liquid molecules to gas molecules and to set them free. The condensation of steam is the opposite of boiling, for it is an exothermic process.

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The boiling of water is an endothermic process as energy is required to convert liquid molecules to gas molecules and to set them free. The condensation of steam is the opposite of boiling, for it is an exothermic process.
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