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Unformatted text preview: which was free of dissolved oxygen and other oxidizers. Iron was found to corrode in the same environment at a rate of 250 mpy. Contamination of the environment by Fe +3 ion [an oxidizer] produced a decrease in the corrosion rate for titanium to 1.5 mpy but an increase in the corrosion rate of iron to 3500 mpy. Explain how this might be possible. Note that 1-1[a] requires a bit of thought, 1-1[d] some research. All other questions can be answered by reading [and understanding] the text....
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- Fall '09