comnplete and incomplete combustion

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what is combustion?
combustion is a rapid reaction between a substance and oxygen that releases heat and light energy.
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is it an endothermic or exothermic reaction?
exothermic reaction
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what happens during combustion?
during the combustion of a hydrocarbon fuel, the carbon and hydrogen are oxidised.
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what is a hydrocarbon?
it is a compound containing hydrogen and carbon atoms ONLY!
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what is oxidisation?
it is a reaction where oxygen is added ..... oxidation = oxygen is added
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what is reduction?
a reaction where oxygen is removed
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what is complete combustion?
it is where there's enough oxygen available for all of the carbon atoms to burn and form carbon dioxide
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