how is it so that KOH absorbs Carbon dioxide? is thr any reaction?

Asked by  | 19th May, 2008, 05:45: PM

Expert Answer:

Dear Student,

The KOH absorbs CO2 as it undergoes a reaction to produce pottasium carbonate.The reaction that takes place is:

2KOH + CO2 → K2CO3 + H2O

Hope that clarifies the query.

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Answered by  | 13th Jun, 2008, 07:09: PM

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