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Problem: You may want to reference (Pages 274 - 278) Section 7.6 while completing this problem.Arrange the following oxides in order of increasing acidity: CO2, CaO, Al2O3, SO3, SiO2, P2O5.

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We are being asked to arrange the following oxides in order of increasing acidity CO2, CaO, Al2O3, SO3, SiO2, P2O5.


Recall that the metallic character of the oxide increases, the acidity also increases.


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You may want to reference (Pages 274 - 278) Section 7.6 while completing this problem.

Arrange the following oxides in order of increasing acidity: CO2, CaO, Al2O3, SO3, SiO2, P2O5.

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