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Paper by itself catches fire easily whereas a piece of paper wrapped around an aluminium pipe does not.

Paper by itself catches fire easily whereas a piece of paper wrapped around an aluminium pipe does not.

Grade:12

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Harshit Singh
askIITians Faculty 5963 Points
2 years ago
Dear Student

The ignition temperature of paper is less, so it catches fire easily. It does not catch fire when wrapped around aluminium pipe because aluminium absorbs the heat, so paper does not attain its ignition temperature.

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