What type of reaction takes two elements or molecules and combines them together to produce a single molecule?

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Jul 22, 2016

Answer:

It is a synthesis reaction, also called a combination reaction.

Explanation:

The following are examples of synthesis reactions.

The synthesis of sodium chloride from the elements sodium and chlorine:

#"2Na" + "Cl"_2"##rarr##"2NaCl"#

The synthesis of hydrogen peroxide from the molecules water and oxygen:

#"2H"_2"O" + "O"_2"##rarr##"2H"_2"O"_2"#