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M_Vamshi_Kumar_Reddy

  • 3 years ago

what substance is used in fire works.

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  1. praveenroyg
    • 3 years ago
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    pottassium

  2. M_Vamshi_Kumar_Reddy
    • 3 years ago
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    why potassium in the presence of oxygen produces heat and light.

  3. Koikkara
    • 3 years ago
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    Hmm.....Potassium nitrate, commonly known as saltpeter, is a chemical compound that is a solid at room temperature. By itself, it is not explosive, but it can create a highly explosive, exothermic reaction if in contact with reducing agents. That is why potassium nitrate is used commonly in fireworks and gunpowder. well, potassium in the presence of oxygen produces heat and light for the reducing agent to react. Examples of reducing agents include sulfur or charcoal-based compounds.

  4. Koikkara
    • 3 years ago
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    @M_Vamshi_Kumar_Reddy....is this wat u need to know, if yes plz close the question.

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