A chemical reaction is a process that changes some chemical substances into others. What is involved in the process of forming these new chemical substances?
A chemical reaction, at its core, is the forming and breaking of molecular bonds. When two substances combine to become one (for example, when sodium plus chlorine becomes sodium chloride), what is really happening at the deepest level is the formation of molecular bonds. When one substance splits apart into two (water, dihydrogen monoxide, becomes hydrogen and oxygen), what is really happening is the breaking of...
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