Misconception SCM028:

In a closed system, mass decreases after a solid dissolves in a liquid (Stavy, 1990b; Ozmen et al., 2003).

Items that test for misconception SCM028
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SC056004

The weight of a jar containing water and sugar stays the same after some of the sugar dissolves.

24%