Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 16 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 24

Answer

The red-hot poker in the cold room radiates faster.

Work Step by Step

There is a large temperature difference between the red-hot poker and the cold room, so it radiates very quickly in that environment, and is cooled by conduction and convection as well. Newton’s law of cooling is discussed on page 311.
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