Why a burning magnesium ribbon continues to burn when put in a jar filled up of carbon dioxide?

Asked by bookworm | 25th Jun, 2008, 05:56: PM

Expert Answer:

when Mg burn it react with oxygen and form MgO ,now the oxygen is witin the Mg and that is why a burning magnesium ribbon continues to burn when put in a jar filled up of carbon dioxide.

Answered by  | 9th Jul, 2008, 02:37: PM

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