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WATER BOILS IN PAPER CUP
Transfer of Thermal Energy
The paper cup doesn't burn because the water absorbs the heat energy & its temperature does not rise above the boiling point of 100'C which is lower than the combustion temperature of paper.
Copyright:© 1997 Richard Megna - Fundamental Photographs
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