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Physics Chapter 17

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1.  Wrapping a hot potato in aluminum foil significantly reduces the rate at which it cools by 
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2.  The molecules in a room-temperature glass of water jostle around at 
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3.  Evaporation is a cooling process and condensation is 
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4.  Evaporation is a cooling process because
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5.  To say that evaporation is a cooling process is to say that the
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6.  A hot dog pants
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7.  Steam burns are more damaging than burns caused by boiling water because steam 
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8.  We feel uncomfortably warm on a muggy day because water molecules are
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9.  We are warmed by condensation because water molecules in the air that strike our bodies 
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10.  When a gas is changed to a liquid state, the gas
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11.  When a solid is changed to a liquid state, the solid 
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12.  When liquids change to a solid state, they
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13.  Which could burn a boy scout the most?
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14.  When heat is added to boiling water, its temperature
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15.  Boiling water does not increase in temperature when additional heat is applied because
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16.  For increased atmospheric pressure, the boiling temperature of a liquid
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17.  Increased air pressure on the surface of hot water tends to
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18.  Near the top of a mountain, water in an open pot boils at
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19.  The food in a refrigerator is cooled by
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20.  You can briefly touch a hot clothes iron with a bare wet finger because the wetness
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