Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

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Chapter 12 - Liquids, Solids, and Intermolecular Forces - Exercises - Problems: 40

Answer

Water is much better at attaining heat than land, due to its high specific heat capacity. Because of this, the sea acts as a regulator to prevent steep temperature drops after nightfall.

Work Step by Step

Water is much better at attaining heat than land, due to its high specific heat capacity. Because of this, the sea acts as a regulator to prevent steep temperature drops after nightfall.
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