The six types of reaction | The Cavalcade o'' Chemistry
08.09.2015· This sounds annoying, I know, but it’s really not. Consider the general form of a coustion reaction: CₘHₙ + O₂ → CO₂ + H₂O. Basically, if anything containing C and H reacts with oxygen gas, you end up with carbon dioxide and water vapor. And lots of heat.