Chapter 2 Answers to Review Questions

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Chapter 2 Answers to Questions for Review 1. Temperature is a measure of the average speed of the atoms and molecules, where higher temperatures correspond to faster average speeds. Heat, on the other hand, is energy in the process of being transferred from one object to another because of the temperature difference between them. 2. Heat is energy in the process of being transferred from one object to another because of the temperature difference between them. 3. Conduction: The transfer of heat from molecule to molecule within a substance. Convection: The transfer of heat by the mass movement in liquids and gases. Radiation: Heat transfer from one object to another without the space between them necessarily being heated. 4. The heat energy required to change a substance, such as water, from one state to another is called latent heat. When water vapor condenses into clouds, latent heat is released into the atmosphere. This provides a tremendous amount of heat in storms, such as thunderstorms and hurricanes. 5.
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