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Mrs. Anita Pandey observed that her cooking utensils are becoming black in colour and the flame of her gas stove is yellowish in colour. She complains about it in the gas company and got the gas stove repaired.
Answer the following question based on the above situation:
What can be the reason for this sooty flame?

Answer

One of the reason for sooty(yellowish) colour can be that, the inlets for air in stove get blocked which leads to yellow flame.

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