Question 1 What are decomposition reactions?
Question 2 What happens when ferrous sulphate crystals are decomposed?
Question 3 What is electrolysis?
Question 4 What is photochemical decomposition.Give example?
Those reactions in which a compound split up into two or more simpler substances are called as decomposition reaction.
They are carried out by applying heat,light,electricity.
A smell of burning sulphur is obtained due to the formation of sulphur dioxide gas.
When the decomposition is carried out by electricity,it is called electrolysis.
The digestion of food in our body is an example of decomposition reaction.
Other topics from Chapter 1 Chemical Reaction and Equation
- Chemical equation
- Chemical Reaction and Equation
- Characteristics of Chemical reaction
- Combination reaction
- Displacement Reaction
- Double Displacement Reaction
- Oxidation and Reduction reaction
- Effects of oxidation Reaction in Everyday Life