Asked in Chemistry, Candles
What is produced when a candle burn?
For the most part, the flame of a candle produces water and carbon dioxide. There aer a number of other substances also produced in small quantities, and these depend on the condition of the wick and the type of wax used. They can include carbon monoxide, carbon, and various organic compounds that turn to gas and fail to burn. ...
Asked in Chemistry
What gas is in the air when a candle burns?
Air is mostly Nitrogen, but that is not the "burning" part; Oxygen is probably what you are looking for, as that is the part that helps the candle burn, without there would be no fire. Or maybe you are looking for Carbon dioxide, that is what burning candles (which are mostly carbon) produces. What gas causes a candle to burn? Oxygen. It is the oxygen in the atmosphere that chemically combines with the wax of the candle to give Carbon dioxide gas...
Asked in Energy, Fossil Fuels
What form of energy is produced when you use the candle?
When you light a candle, it burns the wax. That is chemical energy. The thermal energy is produced as the lighted wick continue to burn the wax. It also gives out light as it burns. ...
Asked in Candles
If a plant and a burning candle are placed under a bell jar will the candle burn?
no it will not it needs carbon dioxide to burn, without it theres no way the candle will be able to burn ...
Asked in Hobbies & Collectibles, Candles
What candle will burn faster a red candle or a white candle?
the red candle will burn faster then the white candle because the red candle has more wax in it and the air causes it to go to the fire and it melts more meme ...
Asked in Earth Sciences, Candles
How does a candle burn?
When you try to light a piece of solid wax, it melts, but it does not burn. If solid wax doesnt burn, how does a candle burn? Is it the string wick that is in the middle of the candle that burns? String will burn, but it doesnt burn like a candle does. How then does a candle burn? When you light the wick of a candle, the wax at the top of the candle melts. The molten wax is drawn...
Why candle burn in the oxygen longer in the air?
Air contains about 21% oxygen, so the candle in air might only burn 21% as long as a candle in oxygen. Of course, that does not include other variables, like the candle burning in oxygen will burn hotter, melting the candle wax sooner. ...
Asked in Physics, Chemistry, Earth Sciences
A candle will not burn in outer space even if supplied with oxygen why?
It's too cold. The strange thing about candles is that the solid candlewax does not burn. It evaporates and the gas burns. ...