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What is a catalyst?

A substance which increases the speed of a reaction without being chemically changed or used up


How does a larger surface area effect the rate of reaction?

More particles will be exposed to the other reactant so more collisions


What is an explosion?

A very fast reaction that releases lots of gaseous products very quickly


What are the dangers of fine combustible powder in factories?

They burn very fast because of their big surface area
Could cause an explosion