If the specific heat of water is about 4 and the specific heat of air is about 1, which of the two substances will cool down the slowest?

1 Answer
May 18, 2018




The higher the specific heat, the slower the object cools down in comparison to objects with low specific heats that cool and heat up really fast as less energy per gram is required to raise their temperature a degree.

So the water will cool down the slowest as it has a higher specific heat