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Define chemical reactions.
the transformation of one or more
substances into different substances. Ex
: color changes in a shirt because of
the sun, or heating to a spoon.
Define Evolution reactions.
reactions that occur in liquids and form a
Define combustion reactions
substance reacts w/ oxygen, emitting heat and
forming one or more oxygen-containing compounds. Subcategory of
Define oxidation reduction.
electrons are transferred from one
substance to another.
: formation of rust and the dulling of
Define precipitation reaction.
forms solid substances in water.
Define gas evolution reaction.
The formation of a gas is evidence of a chemical reaction.
Define balanced equation.
one in which the #s of each type of atom on
both sides of the equation are equal. (insert coefficients, not subscripts)
Define the abbreviations: s, l, g, --->, +, (5)
--> "reacts to form"