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A pot sitting on a hot burner is an example of______.
Detailed Explanation
Conduction is the transfer of heat through direct contact. When the pot is placed on the burner, the heat from the burner is transferred to the pot through conduction. The molecules in the pot's surface vibrate faster as they absorb heat from the burner. These vibrating molecules then collide with the molecules beneath them, transferring the heat to them. This process continues until the heat has been evenly distributed throughout the pot.
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