MCAT Chemistry Question — Phase Change
- Jan 27, 2017
- MCAT Question of the Day
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A. sublimation, incorrect, sublimation refers to a phase change from solid to gas while vaporization refers to a phase change from liquid to gas.
B. freezing, incorrect, freezing refers to a phase change from liquid to solid.
C. condensation, correct, heat of vaporization and condensation both refer to a phase change from gas to liquid and are equal in magnitude and opposite in sense.
D. deposition, incorrect, deposition refers to a phase change from gas to solid. A deposition is also a term for legal testimony.
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