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Why does a hot glass tumbler crack when we hold it under cold water

Why does a hot glass tumbler crack when we hold it under cold water
 

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Saurabh Koranglekar
askIITians Faculty 10335 Points
3 years ago
Dear student

Uneven or non uniform cooling of glass surface causes uneven contraction of material which is not supported by surrounding part as glass is not a good conductor of heat causes glass to break

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