What Happens When Iron Reacts with Vinegar?

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When iron reacts with vinegar, the protective coating of iron is removed and it begins to rust. This is due to the reaction between iron and oxygen which forms heat energy in the reaction. This type of reaction is referred to as exothermic reaction.
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