A reaction of a substance X is used for white washing | Unit1 Chemistry NCERT solution-Grade-10

Q.A reaction of a substance X is used for white washing.
(i) Name the substance X and write its formula.
(ii) Write the reaction of the substance X named in (i) above with water.

 

Answer:-

 (i) The substance X is lime which is used for white washing. Its formula is CaO.
(ii) CaO + H2O –––> Ca(OH)2 + Heat