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Problem: What is the reaction of the decomposition of calcium carbonate?

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We’re asked to determine the reaction equation for the decomposition of calcium carbonate (CaCO3).


In a decomposition reaction, we heat the reactants and they decompose into smaller compounds.


For CaCO3, the products of heat are calcium oxide (CaO) and carbon dioxide (CO2).


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What is the reaction of the decomposition of calcium carbonate?

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