Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 4 - Sections 4.1-4.9 - Exercises - Review Questions: 24

Answer

A combustion reaction is a type of chemical reaction in which a substance combines with oxygen to form one or more oxygen-containing compounds. They are important because most of our society's energy is derived from them.

Work Step by Step

The most common kind of combustion reactions have $O_2$ as a reactant and $CO_2$ and $H_2O$ as products.
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