If hydrogen is flammable, and fire needs oxygen, why does H2o put out fire?

Hydrogen and Oxygen mixed put out fire, but each one separate is flammable. Explain it please?

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GalacticBiRavenclaw
I believe it is because the water "smothers" the flames, blocking any oxygen in the air from them.
GalacticBiRavenclaw
You could also look at it like this: Chocolate is delicious (in my opinion) and so are salt and vinegar chips (also in my opinion). But chocolate-covered salt and vinegar chips would be gross! Well, at least I think so.
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Bloodred.sunrise
haha
answering this question three years too late
its because the compound has different properties
for example, salt
a mixture between two deadly elements, sodium and chlorine. but their compound makes a thing that you need to survive
the compounds have different properties than their elements.
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Obsidian_Scars
good point, the whole concept is a mind f*ck...well then again it's not it's just reactions, oh well im tired XD everything is nonsense to me lol
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Mataways
I think it is hydrogen. Just a hypothesis
on June 16, 2016
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SmashPrincess
I do not know.
on May 26, 2016
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