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Suppose in a restaurant your coffee is served about 5 or 10 minutes before you are ready for it. If you want the coffee to be as hot as possible when you drink it, should you pour in the room temperature cream right away or when you are ready to drink the coffee?

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    When you are ready to drink it. As soon as you pour in the cream, the coffee will be much cooler and then continue to cool more.


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