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Combustion Reaction Definition


Definition: A combustion reaction is a type of chemical reaction where a compound and an oxidant is reacted to produce heat and a new product.
2 H2 + O2 → 2H2O + heat and
CH4 + 2 O2 → CO2 + 2 H2O + heat are both combustion reactions.

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