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What is rusting? Give the equation for the formation of rust.

What is rusting? Give the equation for the formation of rust.

Grade:12th pass

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Pawan Prajapati
askIITians Faculty 60787 Points
3 years ago
Rusting is the slow oxidation of iron by atmospheric oxygen in the presence of water. Equation: 4Fe+3O 2 ​ +2xH 2 ​ O→2Fe 2 ​ O 3 ​ .xH 2 ​ O

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