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When Copper Powder is Heated Strongly in Air, It Forms Copper Oxide. Write a Balanced Chemical Equation for this Reaction. Name (I) Substance Oxidised, and (Ii) Substance Reduced. - Science

When copper powder is heated strongly in air, it forms copper oxide. Write a balanced chemical equation for this reaction. Name (i) substance oxidised, and (ii) substance reduced.

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Solution

Balanced chemical reaction is as follows:
2Cu + O2 → 2CuO

(i) The substance oxidised is copper.
(ii) The substance reduced is oxygen.

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Lakhmir Singh Class 10 Chemistry (Science)
Chapter 1 Chemical Reactions and Equations
Q 34.3 | Page 47
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