Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 12 - Think and Explain: 73

Answer

Cooking mostly takes place at the surface where hot oil touches the potato. The thin fries have more surface area than the same mass of thick fries, and cook faster.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 238.
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