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10 Chemical Change Examples

List of Chemical Changes

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Combustion, like the burning of a candle, is an example of a chemical change.

Combustion, like the burning of a candle, is an example of a chemical change.

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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.

  1. rusting of iron

     

  2. combustion (burning) of wood

     

  3. metabolism of food in the body

     

  4. mixing an acid and a base, such as hydrochloric acid (HCl) and sodium hydroxide (NaOH)

     

  5. cooking an egg

     

  6. digesting sugar with the amylase in saliva

     

  7. mixing baking soda and vinegar to produce carbon dioxide gas

     

  8. baking a cake

     

  9. electroplating a metal

     

  10. using a chemical battery

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