A solution of substance X is used for white washing.
(i) Name the substance X and write its formula.
(ii) Write the reaction of the substance X named in
(i) above with water.
(i) Substance X is Calcium Oxide whose solution we use in water which is used for white washing. The formula of substance X is CaO.
(ii) Calcium oxide reacts vigorously with water to produce slaked lime (calcium hydroxide) releasing a large amount of heat.