Extended Response Questions for Test

Bill got out of bed one fall morning and headed for the shower. When he got out he, noticed that there was water all over the mirror. Explain to Saundra why the mirror was wet. Where did the water come from? How did it get there?

 
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Bill got out of bed one fall morning and headed for the shower. When he got out he, noticed that there was water all over the mirror. Explain to Saundra why the mirror was wet. Where did the water come from? How did it get there?
by Leah Hall - Tuesday, 18 December 2012, 10:06 AM
 

The mirror was wet because the heat and steam from the shower made the air

around it reach its dew point, and the water vapor then condensed on the mirror.

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Re: Bill got out of bed one fall morning and headed for the shower. When he got out he, noticed that there was water all over the mirror. Explain to Saundra why the mirror was wet. Where did the water come from? How did it get there?
by Ben Gericke - Tuesday, 18 December 2012, 10:08 AM
 

Need to discuss the energy transfers that take place...alos incorporate saturated air into your answer.  What happens when water vapor condenses?  Right now this would be a 2/4.