Chapter 4: Combustion and Flame

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Combustion and Flame

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Can the process of rusting be called combustion? Discuss.

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Combustion is a chemical process in which a substance reacts with oxygen and generates heat in the process. Rusting is the process in which the iron metal reacts with oxygen gas in presence of moisture to form ferric oxide (rust). So, rusting is a slow combustion process.


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