Problem: During which changes of state do atoms overcome the attractive forces between them?

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We are asked during which changes of state do atoms overcome the attractive forces between them. 


Recall the changes of state: 

  • Fusion or melting is the transition from a solid to liquid 
  • Freezing is the transition from a liquid to solid
  • Sublimation is the transition from a solid to gas 
  • Deposition is the transition from a gas to solid
  • Condensation is the transition from a gas to liquid 
  • Vaporization is the transition from a liquid to gas


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During which changes of state do atoms overcome the attractive forces between them?

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