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Misconception SCM075:

Atoms can be destroyed during a chemical reaction (AAAS Project 2061, n.d.).

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When baking soda and lemon juice react in a sealed plastic bag, the weight will not change because the number of each kind of atom does not change.



Two liquids undergo a chemical reaction in an open jar and bubbles form. The mass of the liquids is less after the reaction because some atoms went into the air.