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Paper by Itself Catches Fire Easily Whereas a Piece of Paper Wrapped Around an Aluminium Pipe Does Not. - Science

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

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Solution

A piece of paper wrapped around aluminium pipe does not catch fire easily. This is because aluminium, being a metal, is a good conductor of heat. Therefore, heat is transferred from the paper to the metal and the paper does not attain its ignition temperature.

Concept: Combustion
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NCERT Class 8 Science Textbook
Chapter 6 Combustion and Flame
Q 5.3 | Page 75
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