Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 8 - Test Your Understanding - Level 1 - Knowledge/Comprehension - Page 163: 2


C. Temperature is usually uniform throughout the cell.

Work Step by Step

Performing work involves some kind of gradient, but the uniformity of heat throughout most cells prevents this (C). A is wrong since heat does carry energy, and B is untrue for many cells and thus is not generally true. D can be excluded since heat sometimes can be used to do work (such as a hot air balloon rising).
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