Elements and Compounds

Can hydrogen burn?

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Answered 2010-12-30 16:59:23

Yes. Hydrogen is a highly flammable gas.

Below is a link to a slow motion YouTube video showing a hydrogen filled balloon being ignited. It shows just how flammable hydrogen is. Don't try this at home unless you know what you are doing.......

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