Chemistry: C1- Rocks and Building Materials

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What 2 things is Limestone used to make?
Calcium oxide and cement
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What is concrete made of?
cement with sand, aggregate and water?
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What is the chemical name and symbol for limestone?
Calcium Carbonate, CaCO3
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What is formed when limestone is heated?
Calcium Oxide and Carbon Dioxide
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What is the reaction called?
Thermal Decomposition
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What is formed when water is added to Calcium Oxide?
Calcium Hydroxide
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Adding more water forms what?
Limewater
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Adding Carbon Dioxide forms what?
Calcium Carbonate
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What is mortar made of?
cement, sand and water
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2 advantages of limestone:
job opportunities, more trade, improved roads
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2 disadvantages of limestone:
dust and noise, more traffic, loss of habitats
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