Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 032191029X
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-029-5

Chapter 7 - Chemical Reactions - Exercises - Problems - Page 241: 42



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When solid iron reacts with the oxygen present in air, it leads to the formation of iron (III) oxide, which is also called rust. The balanced chemical equation for the reaction is, $4Fe_{(s)}+3(O_{2})_{(g)}=2(Fe_{2}O_{3})_{(s)}$
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