Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 17 - Think and Explain: 89

Answer

The warm moist air of the ski lodge meets the cold eyeglasses, and the air is chilled. Colder air can hold less water vapor than warmer air can hold. The lowering of the speed of the water molecules results in water condensing on your eyeglasses.

Work Step by Step

See page 324, Figure 17.8.
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