Decomposition reactions are the opposite of Synthesis reactions.
Decoposition reactions consist of one reactant that decomposes(hence the name decomposition) to form two products. Example: Compound -> Element + Element Now I will show you an example with actual elements(we will stick with the previous elements K and Cl) Skeleton Equation: KCl -> K + Cl Now a balanced equation: 2KCl -> 2K + Cl2. If you have any question just message me and I will be happy to answer them.
By: jwspackerfan - 2008-03-25 03:30:04