Difference between flame and light

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What's the difference between flame (due to fire) and photons?
 

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A flame is a collection of very excited gases that give off light and heat. Photons are what light is comprised of. They are small packets of light waves with a definite energy that is dependent on its frequency. Therefore a flame emits photons but isn't made from them, it consists of excited gas.
 

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