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During the transformation of matter from the solid to the liquid state, the heat supplied does not produce a temperature increase because

Options

A) the heat energy is quickly conducted away

B) the heat capacity has become very large as the substance melts

C) the heat gained is equal to the heat lost by the substance

D) all the heat is used to break the bonds holding the molecules of the solid together

The correct answer is D.

Explanation:

During the transformation of matter from the solid to the liquid state, the heat supplied does not produce a temperature increase because all the heat is used to break the bonds holding the molecules of the solid together
 


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