Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 18 - Think and Explain: 62

Answer

Yes, this would work (but is considered unsafe, so don't use your oven as a heat source for your living space!).

Work Step by Step

The open oven dumps heat into the kitchen air and raises the kitchen's temperature. Incidentally, the same thing happens if the oven door is closed; it just happens at a slower rate so the temperature rise is less noticeable.
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