Is it possible to boil water in paper cup on a spirit lamp? How?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

Yes, water can be boiled in a paper cup on a spirit lamp.

The paper cup does not catch fire as the ignition temperature of paper is not reached. The heat energy is passed to water.

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM