why does a thin layer of water evaporate quicker than a thicker one of the same surface area ?

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why does a thin layer of water evaporate quicker than a thicker one of the same surface area ?

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Are the two bodies of water the same volume? The same surface area but deeper is more volume so it’s gonna take longer all else equal.

Evaporation only occurs at the surface, so increasing the surface area to volume ratio will accelerate the process.

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