Rusting Process

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Lexie Baughman 2C
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Rusting Process

Postby Lexie Baughman 2C » Sun Mar 03, 2019 3:55 pm

What is the chemical formula of the rusting process? I'm not understanding the book's explanation of it.

Linh Vo 2J
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Re: Rusting Process

Postby Linh Vo 2J » Sun Mar 03, 2019 4:16 pm

The rusting process equation is Fe+O2+H2O----> Fe2O3*H20. Refer to 7th edition 6N.21 problem for more clarification of it in practice. Basically, you need Fe (iron) plus H20 (water) plus O2 (oxygen) for the rusting process to be initiated.

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