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What is sooty and non sooty flame ?

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Unsaturated carbon compounds do not burn completely and give a flame with unburnt or partially burnt carbon particles. Such a flame has yellow color and is polluting. Its is called sooty flame.

While saturated carbon compounds usually burn completely and give a clear blue flame. This is called non sooty flame.

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