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Combustion

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  • A combustion reaction is a chemical reaction that generates a flame e.g. the reaction of a hydrocarbon, such as methane, with molecular oxygen.

    \[ CH_4 + 2O_2 \rightarrow CO_2 + 2H_2O \]