Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Part 3 - Multiple-Choice Practice Exam: 21


The process of boiling water tends to cool the water.

Work Step by Step

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. This is discussed on page 326.
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