Why Is It Hotter near the Equator?

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There are a number of reasons why it is hotter near the equator. The chief factor is that the sun is at a rather slant angle at the poles when the sun is overhead at the equator. Another factor is absorption and scattering of sunshine as it passes through the atmosphere.
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The equator is generally hotter than other parts of the Earth because it receives direct sunlight year-round.
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