Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321993721
ISBN 13: 978-0-32199-372-4

Chapter 16 - For Thought and Discussion - Page 299: 4


The temperature of the air.

Work Step by Step

We know that the thermometer will reach thermal equilibrium with the surroundings, so it will eventually display the temperature of the surroundings. Thus, it displays air temperature, not sun temperature.
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