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Closed System in Chemistry: Definition & Example

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A system in thermodynamics can best be described as which one of the following?

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1. What is a boundary in thermodynamics?

2. A closed system allows which one of the following to happen?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of what the characteristics are of a closed system in chemistry. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding what a closed system allows as well as identifying examples of closed systems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • What a closed system allows
  • Examples of closed systems
  • Whether a chemical reaction within a sealed container occurs in a closed system
  • The meaning of a boundary in thermodynamics
  • What defines a system in thermodynamics

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as closed system
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the characteristics of closed systems in chemistry
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding boundaries and systems in thermodynamics and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about examples of closed systems

Additional Learning

To learn more about the characteristics of thermodynamics' closed system, review the corresponding lesson on Characteristics of Closed Systems in Chemistry. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define and review an example of a closed system
  • Know what thermodynamics studies
  • Understand what systems and surroundings refer to
  • Differentiate between open, closed and isolated systems
  • Know how closed systems are used in chemistry and calorimetry
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