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How is limestone extracted?
What are the advantages of limestone quarrying?
- Provides jobs for local people
- Provides money for the local economy
What are the disadvantages of limestone quarrying?
- Noise pollution
- Dust pollution
- Increased traffic
- Destroys animals habitats
What can limestone be used as a raw material for?
Which reaction uses heat to breakdown a metal carbonate?
What is the word equation for the thermal decomposition of calcium carbonate?
Calcium carbonate --> Calcium oxide and Carbon dioxide
Which product is produced when you react calcium oxide with water and what would you observe?
- Calcium hydroxide Ca(OH)2
- Observations: steam and fizzing
What do you produced when you dissolve calcium hydroxide in water?
Describe how to test for carbon dioxide
Bubble through limewater and it will turn cloudy
Why do farmers use calcium hydroxide?
To neutralise the acidic soil
Why is calcium carbonate used in power stations?
To neutralise the acidic waste gases
What does the formula CaCO3 tell us?
- 1 calcium atom
- 1 carbon atom
- 3 oxygen atoms
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