Physics

Question

A ____________ reaction occurs when a substance is broken down into two or more simpler substances in a chemical reaction.

2 Answer

  • The reaction is called decomposition reaction in which substance(reactant) breaks down into 2 or more substances (products).
  • Answer: Decomposition

    Explanation:

    A chemical break down of a reactant into two or more products is known as Decomposition reaction. A substance decomposes to simpler substances.

    It can be represented as:

    AB → A + B

    Example, water breaks down into oxygen and hydrogen

    2 H₂O → 2 H₂ + O₂

    Thus, the correct answer is:

    A Decomposition reaction occurs when a substance is broken down into two or more simpler substances in a chemical reaction.

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