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What happens when you heat limestone?
Thermally decomposes to create calcium oxide and carbon dioxide.
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Calcium carbonate reacts with acid to create?
A calcium salt, water and carbon dioxide
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What do you get when calcium oxide reacts with water?
Calcium Hyrdroxide
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If powdered limestone is heated in a kiln with powdered clay what do you create?
Cement
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If cement is mixed with sand and water what would you make?
Mortar
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What do you make when you add sand to aggregate and cement?
Concrete
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List 2 disadvantages of quarrying limestone?
-Causes noise pollution, Damages habitats, makes lots of noise
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Advantages of limestone?
-widely available, cheap,hard wearing, quite attractive, used for many things
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Calcium carbonate reacts with acid to create?

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A calcium salt, water and carbon dioxide

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What do you get when calcium oxide reacts with water?

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If powdered limestone is heated in a kiln with powdered clay what do you create?

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If cement is mixed with sand and water what would you make?

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