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Rusting is an oxidation reaction where iron reacts with water and oxygen to form hydrated iron(iii) oxide.

Iron + Oxygen + Water --------- Hydrated iron oxide

Experiment

  • nail in oxygen + water
  • nail in boiled water
  • nail in salty water
  • nail wrapped in magnesium in water
  • nail in calcium chloride

The nail in the distilled water has rusted the…

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