what chemical elements does the lighter have to make it work and make fire and why?

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  • Anonymous
    6 days ago

    It's either gas or gasoline

  • 1 month ago

    Most cigarette lighters contain butane which reacts with oxygen in the air to form carbon dioxide and water vapor, as shown in this reaction equation:

    2 C4H10 + 13 O2 → 8 CO2 + 10 H2O

    As can be seen in the equation, the chemical elements involved are carbon (C), hydrogen (H), and oxygen (O).

    "Why" what?

  • 1 month ago

    it contains an organic fuel, which can be naphtha or butane, which is ignited by a spark.

    why? to light a cigarette, or start a fire.

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