Is Heat Required to Vaporize Water?

Answer Heat is energy in transit. Processes that release heat are exothermic, while processes that absorb heat energy are endothermic. Vaporization of water is an example of an endothermic process that ab... Read More »

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Should you give water to a heat exhaustion or heat stroke?

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How long does it take to heat water in a 50 gallon water heater?

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Why do you have a hot water heater when you don't need to heat hot water?

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