As2O3

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KarineKim2L
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As2O3

Postby KarineKim2L » Fri Dec 06, 2019 11:47 pm

How can you tell that As2O3 is an amphoteric compound? Which atoms make it an amphoteric compound?

Sarah Zhari 1D
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Re: As2O3

Postby Sarah Zhari 1D » Sat Dec 07, 2019 12:57 am

The element As is a metalloid, which can form amphoteric oxides. They can react with both acids and bases.

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Re: As2O3

Postby Nikki Razal 1L » Sat Dec 07, 2019 1:01 am

between the metal oxides (bases) and nonmetal oxides (acids), there is a diagonal band of amphoteric oxides closely matching the diagonal band of metalloids


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