Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 1 - The Nature of Chemistry - Conceptual Exercise 1.8 - Kinetic-Molecular Theory - Page 25: c


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The air contains gaseous water molecules in it. When the warmer molecules come into contact with the colder glass, they lose energy, which is transferred to the glass. In this lower energy state, they no longer have enough energy to remain in the gaseous state and thus condense.
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