Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 16 - Think and Explain: 74

Answer

A good reflector is a poor radiator, and a poor reflector is a good radiator.

Work Step by Step

A good reflector is a poor absorber, which means it is a poor radiator. A poor reflector is a good absorber, which means it is a good radiator. This is discussed on page 309.
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