Corossion

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Chemical Reactions
 
Term  
Definition

What is Corrosion?

Reaction that involves the oxidation of a substance, usually a metal.

Corrosion of metals

Corrosion is generally associated with metals such as: - zinc corrodes much faster than iron - gold corrodes much slower

Rate of corrosion

The rate of corrosion of metal depends on the conditions.

Word equation

iron + water + oxygen → rust

Corrosion Reaction

A corrosion reaction → oxygen and moisture in the surroundings = produces metal oxides.