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Solved: Spilling water over your skin on a hot day will cool you down. Spilling

Introductory Chemistry | 5th Edition | ISBN: 9780321910295 | Authors: Nivaldo J Tro ISBN: 9780321910295 34

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Problem 38P

PROBLEM 38P

Spilling water over your skin on a hot day will cool you down. Spilling vegetable oil over your skin on a hot day will not. Explain the difference.

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Solution 38P

Water is more volatile than vegetable oil.when water gets evaporated the endothermic process results in cooling .

Evaporation consumes energy as thermal. more evaporating=more heat lost

cooling by oil<water<alcohol

as well as, oil avoid to evaporating water of skin.

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Textbook: Introductory Chemistry
Edition: 5
Author: Nivaldo J Tro
ISBN: 9780321910295

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