Reactant in Chemistry: Definition & Examples

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Chemical reactions are written ______.

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1. Which of the following best describes a reactant?

2. Which of the following correctly identifies the reactants for the reaction given below.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of reactants in chemistry. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding where reactants are written in a reaction in relation to the arrow as well as knowing the defining characteristics of a reactant.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Where reactants are written in a reaction
  • The defining characteristics of a reactant
  • The identification of reactants in a given reaction
  • The type of reaction that has only one reactant

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as reactants and products
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related reactants in chemistry lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding reactants in chemistry and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about reactants in chemistry

Additional Learning

To learn more about the composition of a reaction, review the corresponding lesson on Reactants in Chemistry: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the concept of products
  • Identify where reactants are written in a reaction
  • Know the defining characteristics of a reactant
  • Learn the identification of reactants in a given reaction
  • Appreciate the type of reaction that has only one reactant
  • Understand the meaning of reactants
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