Explain with the help of chemical reaction that MgO is basic oxide while P4O10 is an acidic oxide

Asked by Topperlearning User | 27th Jun, 2016, 01:02: PM

Expert Answer:

MgO reacts with aqueous HCl to form salt and water thus exhibiting its basic character

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P4O10 reacts with water to form phosphoric acid

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Answered by  | 27th Jun, 2016, 03:02: PM