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Formation Reaction Definition

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One mole of product is made in a formation reaction.

One mole of product is made in a formation reaction.

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Formation Reaction Definition: A formation reaction is a reaction where the one mole of product is formed.

Examples: Hydrogen and oxygen combine to form water by the formula:

2 H2 + O2 → 2 H2O

The formation reaction of this process is:

H2 + ½ O2 → H2O

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