How can the temperature of a human body (about 35.5 °C) be measured if the temperature of the air is 42°C ?

Q: How can the temperature of a human body (about 35.5 °C) be measured if the temperature of the air is 42°C ?

Sol: Keep the thermometer in the arm-pit for a long enough time in order for the entire thermometer to reach the body temperature , then take it out and read it immediately . The thermometer will show the temperature of the body .