Chemical changes involve chemical reactions and the creation of new products. Typically, a chemical change is irreversible. This is a list of 10 examples of chemical changes.
- rusting of iron
- combustion (burning) of wood
- metabolism of food in the body
- mixing an acid and a base, such as hydrochloric acid (HCl) and sodium hydroxide (NaOH)
- cooking an egg
- digesting sugar with the amylase in saliva
- mixing baking soda and vinegar to produce carbon dioxide gas
- baking a cake
- electroplating a metal
- using a chemical battery
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