how to test that metal oxide is basic in nature and co2 is acidic in nature?

Asked by mrinalini mrinalini | 28th Jul, 2014, 09:22: PM

Expert Answer:

When metal oxide is dissolved in water, it forms metal hydroxide which is basic in nature (test with litmus paper).
 
When CO2  is dissolved in water, it forms carbonic acid which tests acidic in nature with litmus paper.

Answered by Prachi Sawant | 30th Jul, 2014, 10:09: AM