Chapter 6 Review Questions Answers

Chapter 6 Review Questions Answers - Chapter 6, Responses...

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Chapter 6, Responses to Review Questions _____________________________________________________________________________ 1. Evaporation: water changes phase from liquid to vapor. Transpiration: water vaporizes through the pores in the leaves of green plants. Condensation: water changes phase from vapor to liquid. Deposition: water changes phase from vapor to solid without first becoming liquid. Sublimation: water changes phase from solid to vapor without first becoming liquid. 2. During phase changes from solid to liquid to vapor, the kinetic activity of water molecules increases and heat energy (latent heat) is absorbed from the environment. During phase changes from vapor to liquid to solid, the kinetic activity of water molecules decreases and heat energy (latent heat) is released to the environment. 3. Air pressure is the total pressure exerted by all the gaseous components of air whereas vapor pressure is the pressure exerted by only the water vapor component of air. Air pressure is considerably greater than vapor pressure. At sea level, the
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2009 for the course ESCI 1123 taught by Professor Edson during the Spring '09 term at Arkansas Monticello.

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