What type of reaction is #4Al + 3O_2 ->Al_2O#?

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Feb 24, 2017

Answer:

An incorrectly balanced one............

Explanation:

#4Al(s) + 3O_2(g) rarr 2Al_2O_3(g)#

This is a redox reaction, and represents the oxidation of aluminum metal by dioxygen gas to give alumina.