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Q & A: Man-made vs. Nature-made: which burns faster?

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Most recent answer: 10/22/2007
Q:
what material burns faster. Synthetic or natural and why?
- valencia (age 10)
rancho san diego, el cajon california
A:
There is no universal answer to this. Each natural or synthetic molecule has its own properties, therefore the rate of combustion (burning) is different for each type of material.

(published on 10/22/2007)

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