Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 30 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension) - Page 577-578: 20


Argon is an inert gas, and will not oxidize the hot filament. This makes the filament last longer.

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This is discussed on page 572.
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