Problem: A volatile liquid (one that easily evaporates) is put into a jar and the jar is then sealed.Does the mass of the sealed jar and its contents change upon the vaporization of the liquid?

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We are asked if the mass of the sealed jar and its contents change upon the vaporization of the liquid?


We have to assume that the jar is perfectly sealed. 


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A volatile liquid (one that easily evaporates) is put into a jar and the jar is then sealed.

Does the mass of the sealed jar and its contents change upon the vaporization of the liquid?

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