Misconception AMM049:

The molecules of a substance break down into individual atoms when the substance boils. For example, molecules of water become atoms of hydrogen and oxygen when water boils (Osborne et al., 1983; Renstrom et al., 1990).

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As water boils, the molecules become separated from each other.

35%