Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 17 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 9

Answer

Humidity measures how much water vapor is in the air, and is measured in units such as $\frac{kg}{m^{3}}$. Relative humidity is the ratio of the amount of water vapor in the air to the largest possible amount of water vapor the air can hold at that temperature, and can be expressed as a percentage.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 324.
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