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What Type of Oxides Are Formed When Metals Combine with Oxygen? Explain with the Help of an Example. - Science

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What type of oxides are formed when metals combine with oxygen? Explain with the help of an example.

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When metals react with oxygen, basic oxides are formed. For example, sodium on reacting with oxygen form sodium oxide. This oxide turns red litmus solution to blue, which shows that it is a basic oxide.

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 Lakhmir Singh Solution for Chemistry Class 10 (2018 (Latest))
Chapter 3: Metals and Non-metals
Q: 41.2 | Page no. 133
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What Type of Oxides Are Formed When Metals Combine with Oxygen? Explain with the Help of an Example. Concept: Chemical Properties of Metals - When Metals React with Oxygen.
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