Let’s first define a physical change and a chemical change.
Physical change → there is a change in a matter as it goes from one physical state to another.
Chemical change → atoms rearrange themselves to create a new substance.
Now, let’s take a look at each scene:
Scenes A and B depict changes in matter at the atomic scale:
Which result(s) in a change in state?
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