Chapter 4 Notes - Chapter 4: Quantities of Reactants &...

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4.1 Chemical Equations reactant (s) → product (s) combustion reactions: an element or compound burns in air or oxygen combustion of hydrocarbons → CO 2 + H 2 O 4.2 Patterns of Chemical Reactions combination reaction: two or more substances react to form a single products X + Z → XZ metal + oxygen = metal oxide [ionic compound] oxygen/chloride + nonmetal = molecular compound decomposition reaction: one substance decomposes to form two or more products XZ → X + Z thermal decomposition: compound decomposes when the temperature is raised some metal oxides → metal + oxygen gas displacement reaction: one element reacts with a compound to for a new compound and release a different [displaced] element A + XZ → AZ + X alkali metal + H 2 O → metal hydroxide + H
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This note was uploaded on 06/28/2011 for the course CH 115 taught by Professor Dontknow during the Fall '08 term at University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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Chapter 4 Notes - Chapter 4: Quantities of Reactants &...

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