# Identify the connecting word and and write the components of the statement "The sand heats up quickly in the Sun and does not cool down fast at night"

The given statement is:
"The sand heats up quickly in the Sun and does not cool down fast at night"
The connecting word is 'and'
The components are:
$p:$ Sand heats up quickly in the Sun.
$q:$ Sand does not cool down fast at night.