The fact that desert sand is very hot in the day and very cold at night is evidence that sand has?

A) a low specific heat capacity.

A. Since it has low specific heat capacity, means that the energy required to change the temperature of the sand is very little. Hence, in the day, the sand gets very hot due to the sun and during the night it gets very cold since it loses heat fast to the surroundings.

It has a very low specific heat because it absorbs and releases heat energy very readily.


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