Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 17 - Think and Discuss: 102

Answer

Pouring the coffee into any colder container, such as a saucer, will allow the coffee to give up heat to the new container. In the saucer, the greater surface area of the coffee allows for more evaporation, which cools the coffee.
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