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Combustion is an exothermic reaction, generally categorized by the release of energy through heat or light.

A combustion reaction must occur between oxygen and a fuel. The products vary from incomplete to complete combustion. Incomplete combustion occurs under the lack of oxygen, which complete combustion occurs under excess oxygen.

As long as reaction contains a fuel and oxygen, plus the need to heat, it should be a combustion reaction. The common products formed are CO2 and H2O.
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Why is combustion reaction an oxidation reaction?

Combustion means the reaction of a compound with atmospheric oxygen. On the other hand oxidation means:- i) Addition of oxygen ii) Removal of hydrogen iii) Loss of elect

How do decomposition reactions differ from combustion reactions?

Decomposition reactions differ from combustion reactions because a combustion   reaction is an exothermic reaction in which the substance combines with oxygen, and a   d

What is a combustion reaction reaction?

Any rxn that is (generally) and organic molecule + O2 -> H2O + CO2 Thats just generally what it looks like.

Is combustion a redox reaction?

  Yes it is

What type of reaction is in a combustion reaction?

Combustion Reaction is a reaction in which a substance 'A' reacts with oxygen(O2) to form carbon dioxide(CO2), hydrogen(H2O) and Heat. A + O2 --> CO2 + H2O + Heat

Is a combustion reaction exothermic or endothermic?

An exothermic process is one that gives off energy/heat, while an endothermic process absorbs heat/energy. So a combustion reaction, which is basically an explosion, would def

How does a combustion reaction works?

A combustion reaction is the reaction of a flammable substance with oxygen. Oxygen is very reactive (as it is the second most reactive element after F) so will react with mo

How is a decomposition reaction different from a combustion reaction?

A decomposition reaction turns molecules into smaller molecules (or even atoms). Examples of decomposition reactions are electrolyses, photolysis, thermolysis (and many more).

Is respiration a combustion reaction?

Yes, a combustion reaction is defined as any hydrocarbon reacting with oxygen to form H2O and CO2.

What does a combustion reaction look like?

Combustion: A combustion reaction is when oxygen combines with another compound to form water and carbon dioxide. These reactions are exothermic, meaning they produce heat. An