Oxides

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Haley Dveirin 1E
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Oxides

Postby Haley Dveirin 1E » Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:41 pm

How do you know if an oxide is basic, acidic, or amphoteric?

Nawal Dandachi 1G
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Re: Oxides

Postby Nawal Dandachi 1G » Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:44 pm

When the oxide is added to water and it forms an acid, then it is an acidic oxide. When an oxide is added to water and forms a base, then it is a basic oxide. And when an oxide is added to water and has the ability to form both an acid and base, then it is amphoteric.


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