# Question #5d9af

Apr 10, 2017

The reactants

#### Explanation:

The equation for this reaction is

$4 F e \left(s\right) + 3 {O}_{2} = = = 2 F {e}_{2} {O}_{3}$

The compounds and elements on the right on the reactants.
The compounds and elements on the left on the products.

Iron and Oxygen are on the right so they are the reactants
The reaction is a chemical change not a physical change.

Iron III oxide ( rust ) is the product.