Types of Chemical Reactions
By: Cole Sparks
Definition: a type of reaction in which multiple reactants combine to form a single product.
Definition: a type of chemical reaction in which a single compound breaks down into two or more elements or new compounds.
Single Replacement Reaction
Definition: a type of oxidation-reduction chemical reaction when an element or ion moves out of one compound and into another
Example:F2 + MgBr2=Br2 + MgF2
Double Replacement Reaction
Definition:a type of chemical reaction where two compounds react, and the positive ions and the negative ions of the two reactants switch places.
Definition: a reaction in which oxygen reacts with another element or compound to produce energy in the form of heat and light.
Equation:C_H_ + O2 = CO2 + H2O
Example: Burning of charcoal.