To investigate the combustion of metals in oxygen
1. A piece of 5 cm magnesium ribbon is cleaned with sandpaper.
2. The magnesium ribbon is held with a pair of tongs and lit in the Bunsen burner.
3. It is quickly placed into a gas filled with oxygen.
4. Any changes that occurs are recorded.
|The white powder formed is magnesium oxide.|
|Magnesium oxide is formed.|
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