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It is difficult to burn a heap of green leaves but dry leaves catch fire easily. Explain.

Answer :

It is difficult to burn a heap of green leaves but dry leaves catch fire easily because green leaves have a lot of moisture in them. The heat provided to the heap is overcome in evaporating the water. But, dry leaves have no moisture in them. Therefore, they catch fire easily.


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