After burning for three hours, a candle has lost half of its mass. Explain why this example does not violate the law of conversation of mass?

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after burning for three hours, a candle has lost half of its mass. Explain why this example does not violate the law of conversation of mass?

Answer:

Also the “lost” mass of the wax is equal to the of the gasses produced

because its a universal law, nothing can violate the law. the mass is either converted to energy or it has changed its physical state