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8. What produces more severe burns, boiling water or steam?

8. What produces more severe burns, boiling water or steam?

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Pawan Prajapati
askIITians Faculty 60796 Points
one year ago
Steam will produce more severe burns than boiling water. As steam has 2260 J of heat energy (latent heat of vaporization) as compared to water. Thus, steam produces more severe burns.

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