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Chapter 14, Problem 20E
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Explain how each of the following helps prevent the rusting of iron:

a. paint

b. contact with an active metal

c. galvanization

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The way given processes prevent the rusting of iron is to be explained.

Concept Introduction:

The chemical reaction in which oxidation process and reduction process take place simultaneously, is called a redox reaction.

The rusting of iron requires conduction of electrons and is an oxidation-reduction reaction.

Rusting of iron is a redox reaction that takes place in the presence of oxygen. Iron loses electrons easily and gets oxidized in the redox reaction.

Explanation of Solution

a) Paint

Iron exposed in the moist air is responsible for the formation of rust.

The overall reaction for the oxidation of the iron is as follows.

Fe2+(aq)+4H+(aq)+O2(aq)Fe3+(aq)+2H2O(l)

Fe3+ combines with the hydroxide ion to form Fe(OH)3

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