. Let us boil water in a can covered tightly with a lid. If we pour cold water on it with the lid still tightly attached to it


Let us boil water in a can covered tightly with a lid. If we pour cold water on it with the lid still tightly attached to it,

a. the can will become larger in size.

b. the can will get elongated.

c. the can will get distorted.

d. the lid will get blown away

Best Answer

Ans. c

Explanation: As water is poured over the can, some steam in the can condenses into water, reducing the amount of air inside. Therefore, the pressure exerted by air inside the can is less than the pressure exerted by the air from outside the can. As a result the can gets compressed

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