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Explain the following terms with one example of each. (a) Corrosion (b) Rusting

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Explain the following terms with one example of each.

(a) Corrosion

(b) Rusting

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(a) Corrosion is a chemical process of decay of metal when they are exposed to moisture.

(b) Rusting Corrosion of iron is called rusting. It is a slow oxidation reaction which takes place in the presence of moisture.

2Fe + O2 + X2O + Rust → Fe2O3.xH2O + Heat

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