Problem: Is evaporation a chemical reaction?

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We’re being asked if evaporation is is a chemical reaction. A chemical reaction involves chemical change. Let’s first define a physical change and a chemical change.

Physical change → there is a change in matter as it goes from one physical state to another.

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Is evaporation a chemical reaction?

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