When cold water is poured on a can containing hot water, the can collapses becau...
QuestionWhen cold water is poured on a can containing hot water, the can collapses because the
A) steam condeses and occupies the partial vacuum in the can
B) external air pressure counter balances the pressure within the can
C) steam expands to occupy the vacuum remaining in the can
D) external pressure becomes greater than the pressure within the can.
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The correct answer is D.
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