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Chapter 10, Problem 20E
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Why should natural gas appliances always be favored over electric ones?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The reason behind natural gas appliances being favored over electrical ones is to be explained.

Concept Introduction:

Natural gas appliances are appliances that use natural gas, to produce heat energy. The common natural gas appliances are a pressure cooker, gas stove and gas heater.

Electrical appliances are the appliances in which electricity is used. The common electrical appliances are an electrical heater, toaster, and lamp.

Explanation of Solution

Natural gas appliances are efficient. They are very comfortable to use. Natural gas appliances are more cost effective than electrical appliances because in natural gas appliances chemical potential energy is directly converted into heat.

The common examples of natural gas appliances are the pressure cooker, gas stove, gas heater, and central heater...

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