Types of chemical reactions

By: Chase Roberson

Synthesis

the combination of ideas to form a theory or system.

A+B=AB

2Ca+O2=2CaO

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Decomposition

the state or process of rotting; decay.

AB=A+B

2OC=O+C

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Single Replacement

a type of oxidation-reduction chemical reaction when an element or ion moves out of one compound and into another

A+BX=B+AX

Zn+CuCl2=ZnCl2+Cu

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Double Replacement

is a type of chemical reactionwhere two compounds react, and the positive ions and the negative ions of the two reactants switch places

AY+BX=BY+AX

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Combustion

rapid chemical combination of a substance with oxygen, involving the production of heat and light.

2H2=O22+H2O

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