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Carbon is used for reduction of some metal oxides.

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Metal oxides get reduced to corresponding metals by using suitable reducing agents such as carbon. For example, when zinc oxide is heated with carbon, it is reduced to metallic zinc. The reaction involved is:
ZnO(s) + C(s)Zn(s)+CO(g)

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