Chemistry Practice Problems Types of Chemical Reactions Practice Problems Solution: Classify the following reaction: CaCO3 (s) → CaO (...

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Solution: Classify the following reaction: CaCO3 (s) → CaO (s) + CO2 (g) a. Acid-Base b. Double-Displacement c. Decomposition d. Redox

Problem

Classify the following reaction: 

CaCO3 (s) → CaO (s) + CO2 (g) 

a. Acid-Base 

b. Double-Displacement 

c. Decomposition 

d. Redox

Solution

Reaction is a decomposition reaction since the reactant decomposes using heat, releasing carbon dioxide and CaO

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