Test: College Chemistry


Ice cubes are dropped into a glass of water. You notice that the glass of water becomes colder and condensation appears. Later in the day, you notice the glass of water is now room temperature and there is no more condensation. Which of the following concepts describes this process?  

Thermal equilibrium: Thermal energy of the system is equal to thermal energy of the surroundings.

Thermal equilibrium: specific heat capacity of ice is greater than water and the ice melts quickly.  

Energy: potential energy of the ice was converted to kinetic energy of the water.

Chemical Potential Energy: intermolecular forces of the water broke apart the intramolecular forces within the ice and absorbed the excess energy.

Work: the system did work on the surroundings and lost heat, resulting in a colder glass of water with condensation 

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