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1

What is a catalyst?

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

2

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

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

3

What is an explosion?

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

4

What are the dangers of fine combustible powder in factories?

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