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Why does a plastic ruler feel warmer than a metal ruler?



A. The metal ruler conducts thermal energy away from your hand faster
B. The molecules in the metal ruler are less energetic
C. The metal ruler has a shinier surface
D. The metal ruler is a worse radiator of thermal energy

This question is part of Transfer of Thermal Energy - Conduction
Asked by Yapshinn, Last updated: Dec 18, 2019

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Answered May 22, 2018

The metal ruler conducts thermal energy away from your hand faster
 

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