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A competitive baseball player runs the same distance every day as part of his conditioning training. He notices that even on cold days, he perspires a great deal as his body temperature increases. Perspiration is the body’s way of releasing heat in the form of water from the body.

Why does the body use water for this process?


Water is a good solvent.


Water is a good solute.


Water has a low heat of vaporization.


Water has a high heat of vaporization.

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