How can you use the formation of water from hydrogen and oxygen to explain the following terms: chemical reaction reactant, and product?

1 Answer
Sep 22, 2016

Any chemical reaction can be represented as:

#"Reactants "rarr" Products"#


The reactants are (i) dihydrogen gas, and (ii) dioxygen gas, and the products are liquid water.

#H_2(g) + 1/2O_2(g) rarr H_2O(l) + Delta#

Of course energy is released by this reaction, as it symbolized by #Delta#.