Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 17 - Think and Explain: 58

Answer

Warm, moist air is generated by the occupants' heavy breathing. When this air meets the cold window, it is chilled. Colder air can hold less water vapor than warmer air can, as explained on page 324, and the lowering of the speed of the water molecules results in water condensing on the inside of the windows.
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