Asked Dec 20, 2019

Why is it easier to start fire with kindling rather than with large match sticks and logs of same kind of wood?


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Kindling has greater surface area per unit mass as compared to large sticks and logs. Hence, it would heat to a higher temperature in a shorter time than large sticks and logs. It quickly rises to ...

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