Chemistry 12th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0078021510
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-151-0

Chapter 5 - Gases - Questions & Problems: 5.119

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We know that the shell of hard boiled egg crack because of rapid thermal expansion of the shells or the expansion of the air bubble trapped inside the bubble. Although the shell has pores in it, if the expansion of the air bubble is rapid, the shell will crack.
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