We’re being asked to determine if the mass of the sealed container change upon vaporization.
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 the condition given:
We put a drop of water into a container and seal the container. The drop of water then vaporizes.
Does the mass of the sealed container change upon vaporization?
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