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Help me please

Post by invincible92 » Wed Oct 01, 2008 7:56 am

the question is...

Most of the body mass is lost in the form of water
Explain how this loss of body mass helps survival in the hot dessert environment

i really can't figure it out.. i'm confused
please give simple answers so i can understand. It's only an Gce o level biology question! I feel dumb....

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Post by blcr11 » Wed Oct 01, 2008 8:44 am

Water cools the surface it evaporates from. That might have something to do with surviving heat exposure.

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Post by invincible92 » Wed Oct 01, 2008 8:49 am

I think you're right. I've never thought of it that way. thanks

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Post by invincible92 » Wed Oct 01, 2008 8:57 am

are there anymore answers? because the answer is quite short and based on the marks given i think it requires a longer answer

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Post by canalon » Wed Oct 01, 2008 8:07 pm

Well I guess you just have to develop the answer that was nicely given to you. explaining why evaporation cools, what form the water takes and so on. Those are your homework.
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