of temperature are part of everyday experiences. My friend's hand
is warm. The ice in my drink is cold. Florida in July is hot.
When we quantify these sensations by measuring temperature, we
usually found: the warmer the sensation the higher the temperature.
We also know
from experience that temperature can affect the `state' of matter.
Water turns to ice when we put it in the freezer. It also turns
to steam when we boil it on the stove.
exactly is temperature?
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1: States of Matter
2: Velocity Distribution