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Steam produces more severe burns than boiling water. Think why?

SCERT Class 9 Telangana, Physical Science Chapter 1 Matter Around us


Steam produces more severe burns than boiling water becoz steam has more get energy due to latent heat of vaporisation . This is becoz when boiling water gets extra energy it becomes steam.the moment it comes in contact with body it. Causes burns
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steam produces more severs burns than boiling water because : 

1. the temperature of boiling water is 100° 

2. at this stage water converts into the vapor or stream  

3. hence, as stream has greater temperature when compared to boiling water it produces  sever heat burns  
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