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Iron reacts with oxygen to form iron oxide (rust). Whichof the statements below best describes this statement? A. Iron oxide is the liquid state of iron. B. Iron oxide is the gaseous state of iron. C. Iron oxide is formed by rearranging atoms. D. Iron oxide is made up of only iron atoms.

Donald Ward

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Carlton Burgess on March 2, 2019

I think that the correct answer of the above mentioned options is option C. the oxide of Iron is formed by the reorganization of atoms. This substance is formed by the reaction of iron with oxygen in the presence of water. The type of reaction is known as the process of oxidation-reduction or redox reaction.

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