Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133611095
ISBN 13: 978-1-13361-109-7

Chapter 1 - Chemical Foundations - Active Learning Questions - Page 33: 5


iv. water vapor

Work Step by Step

When water boils, the molecules have a higher amount of energy. Since the molecules will be further apart from each other in water vapor than in liquid water due to this high amount of energy, water vapor will be less dense than liquid water, allowing it to rise to the surface of water via bubbles when it boils.
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