How would you explain the change of state of matter with reference to water?

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Jun 30, 2018

Answer:

#"Ice"stackrel"melting"rarr"water"stackrel"boiling"rarr"steam"#

Explanation:

And the given equation described the phase transitions. The condensed phases are MUCH denser than the gaseous phase. And we can describe the reverse phase transitions as...

#"Steam"stackrel"condensation"rarr"water"stackrel"fusion"rarr"ice"#

Water is unusual with respect to phase transitions inasmuch as its solid phase under standard conditions is LESS dense than its liquid phase. And hence ice-cubes float in a glass of iced-water; an unusual material property...