What kind of reaction is represented by #4P + 5O_2 -> 2P_2O_5#?

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Jun 14, 2016

Answer:

#4P + 5O_2 -> 2P_2O_5#
This is a synthesis reaction.

Explanation:

#4P + 5O_2 -> 2P_2O_5#
This is a synthesis reaction.

When two elements combine to a product of one molecule, the reaction is synthesis, #A + B -> AB#