I want to boil water in a paper bag

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    The answer is yes it can be done!
     
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    If you live on a high mountain then try to isolate the paper bag with a micro-crystalline wax. When it is watertight try to make it hot in a microwave. Tell me what went wrong.
     
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    Paper burns at 451 degrees Fahrenheit
    Water boils at 212 degrees

    As long as it has water in it, the paper cannot burn
     
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    Children do it in gradeschool as a science project.
     
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    Only if you want hot wine.
     
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    Well sure, you put water in a metal container, then put a paper bag in the water, and then boil, the water inside and outside the paper bag will boil.
     
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    Silly Americans ... :04::04::04:
    Level of Education = CNN + Hollywood
    ================================================== ====
    1. The boiling point of water = 100 degrees Celsius
    2. Ignition temperature of paper = 220-440, depending on the type of paper
    3. The flame temperature of a fire composed of spruce trees depends on the type of fire burning:
    - Normal combustion = 650
    - Smoldering burning = 440
    - Slow burning = 440-650
    - Pyrolysis burning = 850 and above ...
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    When you build a fire, it burns with the usual burning. = 650
    To boil water in a paper bag, you must arrange a paper bag WITH WATER !!! at such a distance from the fire that the temperature of the flame is not more than 220.
    (Water has a huge heat capacity, so it cools the paper bag)

    This distance is determined in this way:
    Put a paper bag of water near the fire ...
    If soot is formed on the surface of the bag, it means that it is too close.
    A bag of water will never catch fire

    That's all!
    Learn Physics!
    :04:
     
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    Physics? Isn't that a fancy word for Enema?
     
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    I do not know you...
    You're some kind of anonymous American moron ...
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    My name is Andrew.
    At the forum, I'm known as Selivan.
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