Problem: Write the balanced chemical equations for the decomposition of solid calcium hydroxide into solid calcium (II) oxide (lime) and water vapor.

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Determine the molecular formula of each compound and balance the reaction

In this case, we need to write the formula of the reactant and product. For the reactants:

Calcium hydroxide (s)

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Write the balanced chemical equations for the decomposition of solid calcium hydroxide into solid calcium (II) oxide (lime) and water vapor.

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