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Zinc Oxide is a

Zinc Oxide is a
  • A. Basic Oxide
  • B. Acidic Oxide
  • C. Amphoteric Oxide
  • D. Neutral Oxide
  • E. Reactive Oxide
Correct Answer: Option C
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Amanda
2 days ago
Amphoteric oxides are oxides of metals which behave both as basic oxides and acidic oxides (the cab react with both acid anf alkalis to form salts and water only, e.g aluminium, zinc, lead and tin, so Amphoteric oxide is the correct answer
b_praiz
5 months ago
Zinc oxide is ZnO and it is amphoteric because it has both acidic and basic properties (Amphoteric oxides are oxides that has both acidic and basic properties). Oxides of transition metals result to Amphoteric oxides.
Omono
5 months ago
This is because zinc will react with both bases and acids to give salts and water only as the product
Emy poundz
5 months ago
C is d answer
Basit
5 months ago
basic oxide
Mutihat Opeyemi
5 months ago
Zinc oxide is an amphoteric oxide because it can react with both acids and alkali
zerah ugochukwu
5 months ago
zinc hydroxide is obtained when sodium hydroxide solution is added to an aquoeus solution of a zinc salt. it is a white solid which is amphoteric in nature and also insolube in water.
ea2
5 months ago
zinc oxide is an oxide of a metal (zinc) the oxides of metal are called basic oxides.
Ayoolami
7 months ago
amphoteric oxide
Abdulwasiu Maaruf
7 months ago
Amphoteric oxide is a substance that act either basic and acid
chidextar
8 months ago
d ansa is correct
Hudu Mohammed
8 months ago
Zinc oxide is an inorganic compound with the formula ZnO. ZnO is a white powder that is insoluble in water, and it is widely used as an additive in numerous materials and products including rubbers, plastics, ceramics, glass, cement, lubricants, paints, ointments, adhesives, sealants, pigments, foods, batteries.
TheophilusIluebbey
9 months ago
so WATS ur point
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En David
10 months ago
The answer is C because an amphoteric oxide is an oxide which reacts with acids and bases to form salt and water only e.g.

ZnO+HCl ----> ZnCl+H2O (for acid)

ZnO+NaOH ----> Na2Zn+H2O
Chidi
11 months ago
Zinc oxide (ZnO) as a transparent conducting oxide (TCO) is an n-type II鈥揤I semiconductor and has a wide direct band gap of about 3.37 eV [1] at room temperature. There is considerable interest in ZnO because of its high optical transparency, good conductivity for doped ZnO and low production costs.

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