Q. 575.0( 3 Votes )

What is combustion? Give the conditions necessary for combustion.

Answer :

The process of burning of a substance in the presence of air (oxygen) to produce heat and light is known as combustion.
Conditions required for combustion are:
(i) presence of a combustible substance.
(ii) presence of a supporter of combustion (oxygen).
(iii) heating the combustible substance to its ignition temperature.

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