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H2 and O2 reaction question

  1. Apr 7, 2010 #1
    i studied chemistry about 6 years ago and dont remember much :rofl:

    I have a question though, lets say that you have a room and you put a partition in the middle of it. On one side is H2 and on the other is O2. Now if you remove this partition, do the H2 and O2 particles start to react with each other to form water or do you have to have some sort of catalyst to start this reaction (like a spark)?
     
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  3. Apr 7, 2010 #2
    Errr, just got my answer, never mind this thread!
     
  4. Apr 7, 2010 #3

    Borek

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    Activation energy being the keyphrase...

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  5. Apr 7, 2010 #4
    Can you please tell the answer?
     
  6. Apr 7, 2010 #5

    Borek

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    Do you know activation energy is?

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