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State the Common and Chemical Names of the Compound Formed When Plaster of Paris is Mixed with Water. - Science

State the common and chemical names of the compound formed when plaster of Paris is mixed with water.

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Solution

When plaster of Paris is mixed with water, it settles into a hard mass to form gypsum (common name). The chemical name of gypsum is calcium sulphate dihydrate. `CaSO_4. 1/2H_2O + 1 1/2 H_2O -> Ca SO_4. 2H_2O`

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Lakhmir Singh Class 10 Chemistry (Science)
Chapter 2 Acids, Bases and Salts
Q 6 | Page 96
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