Problem: An aluminum can of a soft drink is placed in a freezer. Later, you find that the can is split open and its contents frozen. Work was done on the can in splitting it open.Where did the energy for this work come from?        

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freezing → liquid to solid


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An aluminum can of a soft drink is placed in a freezer. Later, you find that the can is split open and its contents frozen. Work was done on the can in splitting it open.

Where did the energy for this work come from?        

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