Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 16 - Think and Explain: 42

Answer

No.

Work Step by Step

The coat is at the same temperature as the thermometer and won't make it hotter. The coat isn't a source of heat. It's a good insulator, and normally feels warm only because it traps the body heat of the person within it. This is discussed on page 304.
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