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Which of the following is a poor conductor of heat?. A. silver. B. aluminum. C. gold. D. copper. E. air. How can you tell the difference if its a poor conductore or not?o.o

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Justin Parker on May 17, 2018

The answer is E. airAir is a bad heat conductor. This can be determined through a property called thermal conductivity and has a unit of W/m.K. It is described as an amount of heat through a unit thickness of material due to the temperature. The higher is the thermal conductivity of a material, the more it is able to conduct heat. Most gases are poor conductors of heat.


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