What type of reaction is represented by the chemical equation below? Explain how you know. 2Al2O3 (s)→ 4Al (s)+ 3O2 (g)  ?

3 Answers

  • 1 month ago

    It's a decomposition, because it has just one reactant but multiple products.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    I give up - what kind of reaction?? Huh?

  • KennyB
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Oxidation-reduction.  The aluminum is reduced and the oxygen is oxidized.  (Remember, reduction gains electrons and Al gains three to go from Al+3 to Al)

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