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Does the color of a candle affect the rate of burning?
Question Date: 2012-11-16
Answer 1:

The important factors that affect the burn rate of a candle are what kind of wax the candle is made of, and how quickly the wax is used up (which depends on the size of the wick). The color doesn't really make a difference. However, different types of wax are different colors, so it's possible that two different colored candles made of different types of wax will burn at different rates.

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