Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 14 - Heat - Questions: 4

Answer

The water will coat the plants and serves to insulate it.

Work Step by Step

The water cools before the plant does, and releases energy to its surroundings, particularly if it freezes (because of the large heat of fusion for water). This raises the temperature of everything around it, including the plant.
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