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When water at 100 Celcius is cooled to 50 Celcius, which of the following is true?



A. The kinetic energy of the water molecules remains constant, while heat energy is being released to its surroundings.
B. The kinetic energy of the water molecules is increasing, while heat energy is being absorbed by the molecules.
C. Heat energy from the surroundings is being used to increase the kinetic energy of the water molecules.
D. The kinetic energy of the water molecules is being transferred to heat energy being released to its surroundings.
E. Only the kinetic energy of the particles is being increased.

This question is part of thermal physics IB
Asked by Songj, Last updated: May 24, 2018

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songj

Songj

Answered on Mar 08, 2018

The kinetic energy of the water molecules is being transferred to heat energy being released to its surroundings.
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