A solution of a substance 'X' is used for white washing. Name the substance 'X' and write its formula. Write the reaction of the substance 'X' named with water.

Asked by Krishnapriya Ajith | 10th Sep, 2010, 11:39: AM

Expert Answer:

The name of the substance is calcium oxide.
its formula is CaO.
The reaction with water
 CaO + H2O   ------   Ca (OH)+ heat

Answered by  | 10th Sep, 2010, 11:58: AM

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