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Question: What do we mean by the Rate of Heating or the rate of cooling?

In science, the term 'Rate' means either 'How many per second' or 'How much per second'.

The 'Rate of Heating' means 'How many Joules of Heat Energy are transferred into the object that is being heated every second'.

The 'Rate of Cooling' means 'How many Joules of Heat Energy are being transferred out of the object per second'.