Q. 563.7( 3 Votes )

Why can a match-stic

Answer :

The ignition temperature of a splinter of wood is much lower than that of a log of wood. Thus, a match-stick can produce sufficient heat to reach the ignition temperature of a splinter of wood and make it burn while a match-stick cannot produce sufficient heat to reach the ignition temperature of log of wood and thus cannot cause it burning.

Rate this question :

How useful is this solution?
We strive to provide quality solutions. Please rate us to serve you better.
Related Videos
Extraction of MetalExtraction of MetalExtraction of Metal56 mins
Outcomes of DemocracyOutcomes of DemocracyOutcomes of Democracy43 mins
Purification of MetalsPurification of MetalsPurification of Metals60 mins
Classification of AcidClassification of AcidClassification of Acid44 mins
Convex MirrorConvex MirrorConvex Mirror38 mins
Application of Trigo Important QuestionsApplication of Trigo Important QuestionsApplication of Trigo Important Questions44 mins
Trigonometric Ratios of Specified AnglesTrigonometric Ratios of Specified AnglesTrigonometric Ratios of Specified Angles38 mins
Sum of n Terms of APSum of n Terms of APSum of n Terms of AP56 mins
Arithmetic Progression and 'nth' Term of APArithmetic Progression and 'nth' Term of APArithmetic Progression and 'nth' Term of AP55 mins
Chemical Properties of Metal and Non MetalChemical Properties of Metal and Non MetalChemical Properties of Metal and Non Metal61 mins
Try our Mini CourseMaster Important Topics in 7 DaysLearn from IITians, NITians, Doctors & Academic Experts
Dedicated counsellor for each student
24X7 Doubt Resolution
Daily Report Card
Detailed Performance Evaluation
caricature
view all courses