Problem: Identify the three phase changes indicated by each arrow below in the phase diagram of water.depositionfreezingvaporizationsublimationcondensationmelting

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We are asked to identify the three phase changes indicated by each arrow below in the phase diagram of water.


Recall that a phase diagram shows the transition of matter between solid, liquid, and gas phases as temperature and pressure changes.


In a phase diagram, the different phases can be identified by their location:

• Solid: can be found at high pressure and low temperature

• Liquid: can be found between the solid and gas regions

• Gas: can be found at low pressure and high temperature



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Identify the three phase changes indicated by each arrow below in the phase diagram of water.

deposition

freezing

vaporization

sublimation

condensation

melting

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