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Why is Solid Carbon Dioxide Known as Dry Ice ? - Science

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Why is solid carbon dioxide known as dry ice ?

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Solid carbon dioxide is known as dry ice because it resembles ice and does not melt on heating. When we heat solid carbon dioxide it directly gets converted to vapour without passing through the liquid state.

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Lakhmir Singh Class 9 Chemistry - Science Part 2
Chapter 1 Matter in Our Surroundings
Very Short Answers | Q 19 | Page 36
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