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because they are less important metals


Why should the thermometer not touch the sides of beaker?

The bottom is hotter. When you are heating a beaker on a hot plate or even on a stove, the very bottom of the beaker is much hotter than the rest of the solution, especially if the solution is not very well stirred. The heat moves from the hot plate, through the bottom of the beaker and into the solution. Then the heat is transferred throughout the solution, but not instantly. So the heat is not distributed perfectly evenly throughout -- the top and sides of the container will be slightly cooler than the bottom. If the solution is stirred very strongly, the temperature won't be so uneven, but no matter water, the bottom of the beaker will be somewhat hotter than the rest of the solution. If the thermometer is touching the bottom of the beaker, it will read a hotter temperature than is real temperature of the solution.


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If you stir it, it will dissolve faster, and will form a more uniform mixture faster. If you just left sugar sitting in the bottom of your cup, your last sip of coffee would be very sweet, and the rest of the coffee would not be sweetened.

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Why should the thermometer not touch the bottom of the beaker?

When you are heating a beaker on a hot plate or even on a stove, the very bottom of the beaker is much hotter than the rest of the solution, especially if the solution is not very well stirred. The heat moves from the hot plate, through the bottom of the beaker and into the solution. Then the heat is transferred throughout the solution, but not instantly. So the heat is not distributed perfectly evenly throughout -- the top and sides of the container will be slightly cooler than the bottom. If the solution is stirred very strongly, the temperature won't be so uneven, but no matter water, the bottom of the beaker will be somewhat hotter than the rest of the solution. If the thermometer is touching the bottom of the beaker, it will read a hotter temperature than is real temperature of the solution.


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Why should the thermometer not touch the sides of beaker?

The bottom is hotter. When you are heating a beaker on a hot plate or even on a stove, the very bottom of the beaker is much hotter than the rest of the solution, especially if the solution is not very well stirred. The heat moves from the hot plate, through the bottom of the beaker and into the solution. Then the heat is transferred throughout the solution, but not instantly. So the heat is not distributed perfectly evenly throughout -- the top and sides of the container will be slightly cooler than the bottom. If the solution is stirred very strongly, the temperature won't be so uneven, but no matter water, the bottom of the beaker will be somewhat hotter than the rest of the solution. If the thermometer is touching the bottom of the beaker, it will read a hotter temperature than is real temperature of the solution.


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