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acidic oxide

Posted: Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:17 pm
by Jackie Ngo 1C
hi!! can someone dumb down the concept of acidic oxides for me please?? I'm trying to understand it from the textbook but it's so complex and I really don't get it, as many times as I reread it over and over again. thankssss!!

Re: acidic oxide  [ENDORSED]

Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 10:34 am
by Chem_Mod
The non-metals (C, N, S, etc.,) form oxides that produce acidic oxides such as:
H2CO3
HNO3
H2SO4

Re: acidic oxide

Posted: Sun Jul 28, 2019 8:47 pm
by nicknavejas1B
Im glad someone was able to help with this!

Re: acidic oxide

Posted: Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:20 pm
by Jennifer Zhou 1A
non-metal oxides are acidic, such as SO2, because they react with water to produce corresponding acids.
SO2 react with H2O to produce H2SO4