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Thermal Equilibrium

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Which of the following statements is the LEAST accurate description of thermal equilibrium?

A

At thermal equilibrium, the amount of net heat transfer is essentially zero.

B

Thermal equilibrium is reached even as molecular collisions continue.

C

The average kinetic energy of both substances becomes the same value at thermal equilibrium.

D

At thermal equilibrium, the final temperature of a system is at the midpoint of the initial temperatures of the substances.