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# It takes an initial spark or flame to light a candle what could be true regarding the burning of a candle?

Updated: 9/17/2023

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The burning of a candle is spontaneous because it does not require continual input of energy.

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Q: It takes an initial spark or flame to light a candle what could be true regarding the burning of a candle?
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### How could you check that mass of the candle change during burning?

Put the candle on a technical balance.

### What is possible explanation as to why the candle went out?

The candle could go out if there is a strong draught of air, or if all the oxygen is used up by a candle burning in a sealed container.

### If you place a can of cola or a box of apple juice in front of a burning candle which one can put out the candle?

Could you rephrase this? It is hard to tell exactly what the question is.

### When a santisma muerte candle turn black from burning does this mean it is working sometimes it just burn clear?

WHEN YOU ARE BURNING A CANDLE AND IT TURNS BLACK IT DEPENDS ON WHAT TYPE OF WORK YOU ARE DOING...SOMETIME IT COULD BE THE BAD COMING OUT THREW THE CANDLE....OR YOU JUST HAVE LOTS OF BAD THAT IS ON YOU AND YOU NEED TO KEEP ON DOING IT IN ORDER FOR YOUR WORK TO BE DONE THE RIGHT WAY......... WHEN YOU ARE BURNING A CANDLE AND IT TURNS BLACK IT DEPENDS ON WHAT TYPE OF WORK YOU ARE DOING...SOMETIME IT COULD BE THE BAD COMING OUT THREW THE CANDLE....OR YOU JUST HAVE LOTS OF BAD THAT IS ON YOU AND YOU NEED TO KEEP ON DOING IT IN ORDER FOR YOUR WORK TO BE DONE THE RIGHT WAY.........

### If the gases released by a burning candle could be contained and measured would you see that their mass is the same as the candle's was before it was lit and what law does this example describe?

This experiment is a verification of the law of the conservation of matter. And yes, the mass of all the combustion products would be equal to the mass of the candle and the oxygen it consumed while burning.

### What experiment could you do to prove that oxygen is needed for burnig?

simply cover a burning candle with a glass to cut off the air, then the candle will burn out

### Does area affect a candels burning rate?

The area of a candle itself would not normally affect the burning rate of the candle, but the area and transport rate of the candle wick could affect these properties. When in use, mot candles burn at the upper end of their wicks, to which the liquefied material of the candle is transported through its wick to bring the liquefied material into optimal contact with oxygen from the air. If a wick is extra large and/or transports the liquefied substance of the candle with more speed than average, the candle would burn faster.

### Why do colored candle burn faster than white?

Probable it is the influence of impurities but the difference is minimal.

### Is the sentence correct - The boy could blew the candle?

The boy blew out the candle.

### How do you put out a candle without smoke?

you could get it wet but it will ruin the candle or you could use honey put a little dab on the candle and it will go out the next time you lite it the honey will burn off you could get it wet but it will ruin the candle or you could use honey put a little dab on the candle and it will go out the next time you lite it the honey will burn off

### What type of candle burns for the longest time?

Well it depends where to fire is situated, how big the fire is, at what pace is it burning whatever is on fire, and how long you can manage to keep it going. But technically it can keep going forever. The chances of that happening are extreamly slim ,and i doubt can really be done.

### If sky candle is a kenning for the sun is then night sky candle might be a kenning for the moon?

a dead candle could be a kenning for the moon. seeing as a lit candle is sun.