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Problem: Which statement describes the law of conservation of energy?a. All systems will exchange matter and energy with their surroundings.b. All systems can exchange energy, but not matter, with their surroundings.c. Energy cannot be created nor destroyed, but it changes from one form to another.d. Energy is destroyed in most chemical reactions when new products are formed.

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Which statement describes the law of conservation of energy?
a. All systems will exchange matter and energy with their surroundings.
b. All systems can exchange energy, but not matter, with their surroundings.
c. Energy cannot be created nor destroyed, but it changes from one form to another.
d. Energy is destroyed in most chemical reactions when new products are formed.

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