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Water and Fire Compare and Contrast

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Water and Fire Water and fire, two very different elements. But, What really makes these two elements different? Fire burns. It is used to hurt and to kill, but it can also be used for heat and for light. Water soothes. It is used to revive people who are sick and to help to cool off in a hot summer day, but it can it be used for torture and to drown living things. In spite of all of their differences they do have three things in common Oxygen, they both kill, and they are both necessary for survival. Fire, it was discovered by the ancient caveman and has been used for many things including heat. The cavemen realized ,when they discovered fire, that it gave off heat and that it could be used on the coldest of nights to stay warm. It…show more content…
They both need Oxygen, they can kill, and they are both necessary for survival. They both need Oxygen to exist. Fire needs three things to exist; a fuel source, heat, and oxygen. Without Oxygen your fire wouldn't exist it would just be a pile of sticks. Water also needs Oxygen. The O in H₂O is Oxygen and without it water would just be 2 molecules of Hydrogen. Another similarity between them is that they can both kill. Fire is probably more likely to kill you by
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