Isolated system

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"The charge of an isolated system is conserved"
What is the meaning of isolated system ?
 

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tiny-tim
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hi johncena! :wink:

basically, exactly what it looks like …

nothing goes in and nothing comes out! :smile:
 
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Open system exchanges matter and energy with its surrounding.
Closed systems exchanges just energy with its surroudings; e.g a Thermos
An isolated system doesnt exchange anything with its surroundings. Its like if it were alone in the universe.
 
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oh, you make it sound so sad, Sakha! :cry:

Its like if it were happy in its own little universe! :smile:

(i love my little bowl! :biggrin:)
 

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