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A solution of a substance ‘X’ is used for white washing. Write the reaction of the substance ‘X’ named in (a) above with water.

A solution of a substance ‘X’ is used for white washing.
Write the reaction of the substance ‘X’ named in (a) above with water.
 

Grade:12

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Harshit Singh
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one year ago
Dear Student

Calcium oxide reacts vigorously with water to form calcium hydroxide (slaked lime).
CaO (s) + H2O (l) → Ca(OH)2(aq)
Calcium Oxide (Quick Lime) + Water → Calcium Hydroxide (Slaked Lime)

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