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Chapter 15, Problem 51E
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When air cools at night, water often condenses out of the air to form dew. Explain dew in terms of relative humidity. (Hint: Water will condense out of air when the relative humidity nears 100%.)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

Dew in terms of relative humidity is to be explained.

Concept Introduction:

The water droplets that are found on thin and exposed objects in morning and evening are called dew.

Relative humidity is the amount of water vapour present in the air which is calculated as the percentage of vapour required for saturation at the same temperature.

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Relative humidity is the number of water vapour present in the air which is calculated as the percentage of water vapour required for saturation at the same temperature. At night, temperature decreases which leads to the saturation of air with water droplets. This point is called the dew point...

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