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List the 4 functions of water
1. Reactant in important chemical reactions 2. Transports substances. 3. Helps with temperature control 4. Good habitat
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List the 3 properties of water due to hydrogen bonds
1. High specific heat capacity 2. High latent heat of evaporation 3. Lower density when solid
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List the 2 properties of water due to polarity
1. Cohesive water molecules 2. Good solvent
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Define specific heat capacity
The energy needed to raise 1gof a substance by 1C
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Why is ice less dense than water?
Because water molecules form 4 hydrogen bonds
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List the 3 properties of water due to hydrogen bonds

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1. High specific heat capacity 2. High latent heat of evaporation 3. Lower density when solid

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List the 2 properties of water due to polarity

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Define specific heat capacity

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Why is ice less dense than water?

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