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# Solution for What Chemical Process is Used for Obtaining a Metal from Its Oxide - CBSE Class 10 - Science

ConceptOccurrence of Metals Extracting Metals in the Middle of the Activity Series

#### Question

What chemical process is used for obtaining a metal from its oxide?

#### Solution 1

A metal can be extracted from its oxide by the process of reduction.

2HgO(s) Delta/>2Hg(l)+O2(g)

#### Solution 2

Reduction is the chemical process used for obtaining a metal from its oxide by using reducing agents like carbon, sodium, aluminium or calcium.

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NCERT Solution for Science Textbook for Class 10 (2014 to Current)
Chapter 3: Metals and Non-metals
Q: 3 | Page no. 53

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Solution What Chemical Process is Used for Obtaining a Metal from Its Oxide Concept: Occurrence of Metals - Extracting Metals in the Middle of the Activity Series.
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