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Solution - Explain the Nature of Zinc Oxide with the Help of the Reactions. - HSC Science (General) 12th Board Exam - Chemistry

Question

Explain the nature of zinc oxide with the help of the reactions.

Solution

Zinc oxide is an amphoteric oxide which shows both basic and acidic properties.

ZnO + 2HCl → ZnCl2 + H2O (basic nature)
                  Zinc chloride

ZnO + 2NaOH → Na2ZnO2 + H2O (acidic nature)
                       Sodium zincate

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Solution for question: Explain the Nature of Zinc Oxide with the Help of the Reactions. concept: null - Simple Oxides. For the courses HSC Science (General) , HSC Science (Computer Science), HSC Science (Electronics)
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