Quicklime and Slaked Lime
- Quicklime (calcium oxide) reacts with water to produce slaked ime (calcium hydroxide)
- Calcium hydroxide is only slightly soluble in water, but a little dissolves to form a solution called lime water.
- Calcium hydroxide reacts with carbon dioxide to form calcium carbonate, which is insoluble in water. This is why carbon dioxide bubbled into lime water makes it go cloudy
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