Chemistry 9th Edition

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

Chapter 6 - Thermochemistry - Active Learning Questions - Page 285: 2


Lower in energy means less ability to do work or release heat. Liquid water is lower in energy as it is in a liquid state compared to a gas state which has a greater amount of energy for particles to completely separate.

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The liquid is more stable as there is less random motion in a liquid compared to a gas.
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