Calcium Oxide Reacts with Water

Calcium Oxide Reacts with Water

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Caption: Calcium oxide reacts with water. Calcium oxide (CaO, quicklime) reacts exothermically with water to produce calcium hydroxide (Ca(OH)2, slaked lime): CaO + H2O -> Ca(OH)2. This process is known as slaking.

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Keywords: calcium hydroxide, calcium oxide, cao, caoh2, chemical, chemistry, drop, dropper, h2o, hydroxide, lime, oxide, quicklime, reaction, reactivity, slaked lime, slaking, watch glass, watchglass, water

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