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Why is a thick, viscous compound good as a fire retardant?
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Oxygen is needed for fires to burn, a thick viscous compound would have little oxygen in it as viscosity of a liquid is related to molecules collisions as it flows. High viscosity would mean high density and little room for oxygen disolved in it.
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