Asked by sweetynam | 18th Feb, 2009, 11:23: PM

Expert Answer:

When gypsum is heated it gets converted into plaster of paris as per following chemical equation:

2 CaSO4·2H2O → 2 CaSO4·0.5H2O + 3 H2O (released as steam).

Answered by  | 20th Feb, 2009, 12:27: AM

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