Why Is It so Hot near the Equator?

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It is so hot near the equator because the sun is overhead at the equator. As the hot air rises, there's an empty area near the surface of the land or ocean and this makes the equator to be the hottest spot.
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The temperature is higher at the equator because it reaches more direct sunlight. The equator is also closer to the light. It is colder in the poles because it has less direct sunlight
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because the equator is literally closest to the sun
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The sun's rays are stronger at the equator resulting in consistently warm and tropical weather. The higher the sun is in the sky, the less atmosphere the sun's rays have to go through
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