Misconception SCM064:

When a liquid in a closed container is heated, the mass of the liquid increases as the liquid expands (AAAS Project 2061, n.d.).

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SC084004

As a thermometer is heated and the level of liquid in the thermometer rises, the mass of the liquid stays the same.

42%