When a water insoluble substance 'X' is added to dilute hydrochloric acid, a colourless and orderless gas is evolved. When the gas passed through lime water , it turns milky. Write two chemical formulae of 'X'and the chemical equation involved.

Asked by Hari Rajagopal Anayath | 2nd Jun, 2013, 12:48: PM

Expert Answer:

The water insoluble substance X is calcium carbonate (CaCO3). The chemical reactions are :
 

Answered by  | 3rd Jun, 2013, 11:09: AM

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