Explain What Happens When Boric Acid is Heated. - CBSE (Science) Class 11 - Chemistry
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Explain what happens when boric acid is heated.
On heating orthoboric acid (H3BO3) at 370 K or above, it changes to metaboric acid (HBO2). On further heating, this yields boric oxide B2O3.
On heating boric acid above 370 K, it forms metaboric acid, HB02 which on further heating yields boric oxide B2O3.
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Solution Explain What Happens When Boric Acid is Heated. Concept: Some Important Compounds of Boron.