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Rust is a chemical reaction. Almost any chemical reaction happens faster when the reactant materials are warmed.

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Does saltwater affect the rate metal rusts?

Yes it does!

What rusts metal?

Oxygen is a corrosive element that rusts metal.

Does the size of an object affect how much it rusts?

No,the type of metal is the only thing that effects this.:)

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What is the name of the process in which metal rusts?

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When it rusts, the iron is oxidised and forms a hydrated lead oxide.

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What does acid rain do to your cars?

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