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A laboratory thermometer A is kept 7 cm away on the side of the flame while a similar thermometer B is kept 7 cm above the flame of a candle as shown in Figure 4.5.

Which of the thermometers, A or B, will show a greater rise in temperature? Give a reason for your answer.

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Thermometers B will show a greater rise in temperature because hot air rises up from candle which burns due to convection.

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Sumit Saini

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