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Most recent answer: 01/23/2008
Q:
DO ALL MATERIALS CONDUCT HEAT AT THE SAME RATE PLEASE HELP
- KESHIA BROWN (age 15)
DECATUR
A:
They don't. Some materials, like copper, conduct heat very rapidly. Others, like glass, conduct heat more slowly. Some mixed materials, like polysyrene foam, conduct heat very slowly.

Mike W.

(published on 01/23/2008)

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