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15. Why are we able to sip hot tea or milk faster from a saucer than a cup?

15. Why are we able to sip hot tea or milk faster from a saucer than a cup?

Grade:12th pass

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Pawan Prajapati
askIITians Faculty 60782 Points
2 years ago
Increase in surface area increases evaporation rate and cools faster in a saucer than in a cup. A liquid has a larger surface area in a saucer than in a cup. Thus, we are able to sip hot tea or milk faster from a saucer than a cup.

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