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Which way does a towel dry fastest?

  1. Feb 17, 2011 #1
    a. placing it under direct sunlight
    b. positioning the towel under a moving fan

    thanks :)
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  3. Feb 17, 2011 #2
    please include reasons for your choice of answer. Thanks again :)
  4. Feb 17, 2011 #3
    That is an interesting question. What do you think?
  5. Feb 17, 2011 #4
    I would think it would depend on the level of humidity.
    If humidity was at 100%, would a fan even dry a towel?
  6. Feb 17, 2011 #5


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    There are too many variables and not enough information to answer this. The size of the towel, the amount of water in the towel, the amount of sunlight that is hitting the towel, the temp and humidity of the air, density of the air, speed of the air, etc.
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