Limestone and Building Materials (part2)

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What does Calcium Oxide react with to form calcium hydroxide?
Calcium Oxide reacts with water to form calcium hydroxide.
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Calcium hydroxide (like all metal hydroxides) are?
Strong alkali.
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What else is Calcium hydroxide used for?
It is also used to neutralise soils and lakes much faster than powdered limestone.
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What is Calcium hydroxide also called?
Limewater = Calcium hydroxide
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Limewater reacts with Carbon dioxide to form?
Calcium Carbonate.
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What is used to test for Carbon dioxide?
Limewater
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What happens in this reaction?
Bubbling carbon dioxide gas through limewater turns the limewater cloudy.
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What is formed if this occurs?
Calcium Carbonate solid is formed.
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Calcium hydroxide + Carbon dioxide ->
Calcium Carbonate + water
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Strong alkali.

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