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Problem 3RCQ

Explain why a firewalker can step quickly without harm on red-hot coals with bare feet.

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Objects that permit heat or thermal energy to pass through it are termed thermal conductors, and objects that obstruct the flow of heat energy through them are termed thermal insulators. Conduction of heat needs particles of medium touching each other.

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Chapter 16, Problem 3RCQ is Solved
Textbook: Conceptual Physics
Edition: 12
Author: Paul G. Hewitt
ISBN: 9780321909107

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