A substance X,which is an oxide of metal is also present in bones and teeth.On treatment with water, it forms a solution which turnsred litmus blue. Identify X and write reaction involved.

Asked by  | 28th May, 2011, 01:58: PM

Expert Answer:

X is a calcium carbonate.
CaCO3 +H2O ? Ca(OH)2 +CO2

Answered by  | 28th May, 2011, 02:03: PM

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