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Iron ore extraction reaction rate

Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2015 4:30 pm
by Hinata1603
How to increase the rate of reaction of the extraction of iron from iron ore.

Re: Iron ore extraction reaction rate

Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2015 8:48 am
by tdaly
Hi Hinata1603,

Some additional information would be extremely helpful. What is the hypothesis you are testing? Is it for a K-12 science fair project? If so, we are happy to help you!

If your question is not about a K-12 science fair project, you will probably be better served by a different online bulletin board.

Re: Iron ore extraction reaction rate

Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2015 3:11 am
by Hinata1603
Terik Daly wrote:Hi Hinata1603,

Some additional information would be extremely helpful. What is the hypothesis you are testing? Is it for a K-12 science fair project? If so, we are happy to help you!

If your question is not about a K-12 science fair project, you will probably be better served by a different online bulletin board.



The question is an application of knowledge question for a K-12 science fair project. The project is on chemical reaction rates.
Question:
"Iron (II) oxide in the ore reacts with solid carbon to form iron metal and carbon dioxide. Suggest and explain a method to increase the rate of this reaction."

Re: Iron ore extraction reaction rate

Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2015 7:34 am
by tdaly
Hi Hinata1603,

I'm still not clear what hypothesis you are trying to test. However, you may find this article about the factors that affect reactions rates helpful:

http://chemwiki.ucdavis.edu/Physical_Ch ... tion_Rates