Metal oxides can react with water to form bases. (1) Write an equation to show

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Qnir12

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Metal oxides can react with water to form bases. 


(1) Write an equation to show how barium oxide reacts with water to form a base. Do not include states.

Balanced equation for reaction (smallest integer coefficients):
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(2) What is the name of the base: 

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Explanation & Answer

BaO + H2O --> Ba(OH)2

Barium hydroxide

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