Q. 24.3( 8 Votes )

What produces more severe burns, boiling water or steam? Why?

Answer :

Steam produces more severe burns as compared to boiling water.

Reason: We know that water boils at 100°C and for converting to steam at 100°C it takes the latent heat of vaporization so steam has more heat than boiling water which is the latent heat which causes more severe burns than boiling water.


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