Why does wood burn rapidly in a fireplace that has a good draft of air?

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Wood burns in a fire place that has good draft of air. This happens because when there is a good draft of air, they;ll be a higher concentration of Oxygen gas flowing iinto the fireplace. As a result, this will cause the wood to burn mch faster since it'll have more contact with oxygen, thu increasing the rate of reaction.

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  1. I would buy all of your statement except that "there'll be a higher concn of oxygen gas flowing....".
    I don't know that the concn of oxygen will be higher since the normal concn of oxygen in air is about 20% and it will stay 20%. However, there WILL be MORE oxygen available since more air will be flowing over the wood.

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