Thermal Decomposition

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Thermal Decomposition
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  1. Define: Thermal Decomposition
    Breaking down of chemical substances into simpler substances using strong heat.
  2. Metal Carbonate -->
    Metal Oxide + Carbon Dioxide
  3. What colour is Calcium Carbonate?
    White
  4. What colour is Copper Carbonate?
    Green
  5. What two Carbonates are thermally stable and DO NOT break down?
    K2CO3 and Na2CO3
  6. Metal Bicarbonate -->
    Metal Carbonate + Carbon Dioxide + Water
  7. What are the only bicarbonates that exist in solid form?
    Sodium Bicarbonate and Potassium Bicarbonate. All other bicarbonates exist in solution.
  8. Metal Hydroxide -->
    Metal Oxide + Water
  9. What are two hydroxides that do not decompose?
    NaOH and KOH, they are thermally stable.

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