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Combustion reactions can only be exothermic. In chemical reactions, old bonds are broken to form new ones. Depending on the energy difference between broken and formed bonds, the total reaction energy is either positive ... More »

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Combustion reactions have a variety of uses including the burning of fuel that provides heat for the home or power for an automobile. Combustion of natural gas or propane gives the heat to cook one's food. Combustion of ... More »

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Synthesis, decomposition, substitution and double displacement are four types of chemical reactions. A synthesis reaction is when two or more reactants combine to form one product. More »

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