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Which type of reaction occurs when a compound is separated into its elements?

Chemistry Regent Exam August 2022


10. Which type of reaction occurs when a compound is separated into its elements? (1) synthesis (2) decomposition (3) single replacement

(4) double replacement


Explanation: When a compound is separated into its elements, the reaction is considered to be decomposition ( decomposing is breaking down something big into smaller parts).



Answer: 2

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