Q. 15 C5.0( 4 Votes )
What is the role of coke in the extraction of iron from its oxides?
The role of coke in the extraction of iron from its oxides is that it reduces the iron oxide to molten iron metal. Coke also when burnt in the blast furnace, supplies the heat required for carrying out the extraction of iron from its oxide.
FeO + C→ Fe + CO
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