Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 17 - Think and Do: 36

Answer

This is a writing exercise for the student, and answers will vary.

Work Step by Step

Hi Grandma. Boiling is a cooling process, because high energy molecules are leaving the system. As energy is added to boiling water, the boiling cools off the water as fast as it is warmed, and the boiling water stays at the same temperature. Next time I come over, I'll show you how this is discussed on page 326 of my physics textbook.
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