Answer :

It is difficult to burn a heap of green leaves but dry leaves catch fire easily. The green leaves contain a lot of water. This water does not allow the green leaves to get heated to their ignition temperature and makes burning of green leaves difficult. Dry leaves do not contain water, they get heated to their ignition temperature easily and hence catches fire easily.


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