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Energy Transfer

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Transfer of energy occurs between two substances or a system and the surroundings.

Which of the following does NOT properly describe energy transfer?

A

Energy is transferred in the form of heat and/or work.

B

Molecules can transfer heat energy both when in thermal contact and when not in thermal contact with each other.

C

Heat energy is always transferred from the substance with a higher kinetic energy to the one with the lower kinetic energy.

D

Transfer of energy between a solution and the container happens between the surface of the solution and the surface of the container.