What Happens When Sodium Peroxide Dissolves in Water? - CBSE (Science) Class 11 - Chemistry
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What happens when sodium peroxide dissolves in water?
When sodium peroxide is dissolved in water, it is readily hydrolysed to form sodium hydroxide and water. The chemical equation involved in the reaction is:
`Na_2O_(2(s)) + 2H_2O_(l) -> 2NaOH_(aq) + H_2O_(2(aq))`
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Solution What Happens When Sodium Peroxide Dissolves in Water? Concept: General Characteristics of the Compounds of the Alkali Metals.