Combination Reaction Definition

Some combustion reactions are combination reactions.
Some combustion reactions are combination reactions. PM Images, Getty Images

Combination Reaction Definition: A combination reaction is a reaction where two reactants are combined into one product.

Examples: C + O2 → CO2, or the burning of carbon in the presence of oxygen to produce carbon dioxide is a combination reaction.

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Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Combination Reaction Definition." ThoughtCo, Nov. 29, 2014, thoughtco.com/definition-of-combination-reaction-604935. Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2014, November 29). Combination Reaction Definition. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-combination-reaction-604935 Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Combination Reaction Definition." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-combination-reaction-604935 (accessed January 17, 2018).