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CBSE Class 10 Sample Paper Science Solution - For 2023 Boards

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A clear solution of slaked lime is made by dissolving Ca(OH)2in an excess of water. This solution is left exposed to air. The solution slowly goes milky as a faint white precipitate forms. Explain why a faint white precipitate forms, support your response with the help of a chemical equation.



  • Slaked lime is also known as Calcium hydroxide
  • When mixed in water, it produces a clear solution of Ca(OH) 2 .
  • Calcium hydroxide reacts with Carbon dioxide present in the atmosphere.
  • It forms Calcium carbonate which results in milkiness/white ppt CaCO 3 .

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